Don’t forget that “education” is always the bureaucrat’s euphamism for “money.”
[Saskatoon StarPhoenix] Hervieux-Payette says her objective is “not to drag parents to court for tapping their child on the arm, but to protect children’s rights and make sure that parents who are not properly educated receive some support.”
In more than 20 countries – the majority in Europe – spanking is already banned. Sweden, for example, classifies its law as “educational.”
The majority of infractions are heard in civil rather than criminal courts and violators are referred to counsellors and other programs for support and training.