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NYT: School paddling lives on in 20 states

Corporal punishment has been on the decline in American schools, but it remains acceptable in 20 states.Full story

Parents, alumni knock school's spanking suspension

  The archbishop of New Orleans says paddling is to violent, ending spanking a St. Augustine High School, but parents and alumni disagree. Msnbc's Richard Lui talks with alumni Judge Kern Reese.

Mom says she slapped baby who kicked her on flight

America's latest folk-hero flight attendant may be the one on a Southwest Airlines jet who took a 13-month-old baby from her mother after the woman slapped the crying child for kicking her. Full story

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Tyler Anastopoulos testifies during a state House committee meeting on abolishing corporal punishment at the State Capitol in Austin.
Tyler Anastopoulos testifies during a state House committee meeting on abolishing corporal punishment at the State Capitol in Austin.

Tyler Anastopoulos, a student at City View Junior/Senior High School in Wichita Falls, Texas testifies during a state House committee meeting on abolishing corporal punishment at the State Capitol in Austin, March 15, 2011. Tyler was sent to the assistant principal for skipping detention and given t