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  october
Aug 18, 2011
 

Is it Abuse?

 
An Alaskan mother is on trial for forcing her seven year old son to eat hot sauce after she caught him lying. Is this abuse?

 

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  barry63   after reading the motive behind the punishment (she needed a video of the incident to provide the Dr. Phil producers a reason to get on the show which was as abusive as her act) i think the court was

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Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 3:06:56 PM  

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  donna   Whether or not the parent intended to abuse the child and/or does not have "a good concept of how to discipline", does not absolve them from responsibility. I would argue that unless a parent

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Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 7:48:41 PM  

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  msquared   ABUSE!!! If you have to go to that extreme to get control over your 7 year old, what tactics do you use when they are older? If she did that to a dog/animal to punish them for bad behavior it would

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Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 5:34:18 PM  

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  dadvocate   We are getting way too carried away with what abuse is. This ia parent who doesnt have a good concept of how to discipline. What she needs is guidance and not more punishment. That is a viscious circle.

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Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 7:40:50 AM
 

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