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"This teacher, he never had a single complaint lodged against
him in thirty years. But he quit three jobs. Pretty good jobs, near
as I could tell. And moved on. Nobody at any of his old jobs had a
bad word to say about him. So I took a look. My kind of look: a
hard one. And what all the schools he left had in common was
this: each one had banned corporal punishment. You understand
what I'm saying, Mr. Powell?"
"I believe so."
"Yeah? Well, let me spell it out for you, just in case. This guy
was a child molester, but he never had sex with any of the kids.
No, what he did was 'punish' them. That's how he got his rocks
off, paddling kids. Nothing illegal about it, in some schools. And
every time one of the schools changed their policy, he'd just go
someplace else. Where he could have his fun."
"I'm sure that's what the teachers' union would have said, if
he'd ever gotten busted for what he was doing."
"You don't like teachers much, Mr. . . . Grange?"
"I like teachers fine. I don't like freaks who hide behind
authority to fuck with kids. Do you?"
Pain Management (Knopf, 2001), p. 67
Man who recorded himself spanking girl's bottom gets 17 years in prison
"A 28-year-old man who invited a 9-year-old girl and her family to live with him and then recorded himself spanking her bare buttocks was sentenced to 17 years in prison Monday.
It was the latest in Lucas Orlin Ebert's series of convictions for a string of crimes that included posing as an OHSU doctor and writing bad checks.
The young girl reported that Ebert also kissed her on the lips, pressed his body up against her from behind and tried to force his way into the bathroom while she was showering, according to a probable cause affidavit.
The girl, her siblings and her mother moved in with Ebert after the girl's father was sentenced to 30 days in jail in May 2017, investigators say. The girl's mother told police that Ebert had met and become best friends with the girl's father several months earlier, was an uncle-like presence in the girl's life and seemed to have endless finances to help the family out."
The Oregonian, January 7, 2019
Child abuse climbs after Friday report cards, study says
"Dr. Robert Sege, a Boston pediatrician and Tufts University professor of medicine, said bad grades should be a time for parents to find out what's causing their childrens' struggles. "There's no place for corporal punishment for school failure because it doesn't work and misses the point."
Sege is lead author of an American Academy of Pediatrics policy update released last month that recommends against corporal punishment and spanking.
An editorial published with study said the United States deserves a C-minus "for effective discipline strategies.""
AP, December 17, 2018
Principal accused of spanking students with paddle
"McALESTER, Okla. — An Oklahoma principal accused of spanking two elementary school students with a wooden paddle, leaving both boys bruised, has been charged with child abuse and placed on administrative leave.
Pittsburg County court records indicate Gary Gunckel, the 50-year-old the principal at Indianola Public Schools, was charged Friday with two counts of child abuse by injury. A preliminary hearing conference is scheduled for Oct. 12.
She said Gunckel later apologized "for busting the boys" and said he spanked the elementary students the same way he spanked high school students. He told the parent he was sorry that her son bruises easily. She said he explained to the boy that it was "supposed to hurt so that he would remember not to do what he was doing anymore," the affidavit says."
AP, October 2, 2018
Probation to end for teen who killed two people when he was 8, including his father
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The call came in to police dispatch just after 5 p.m. on a cold November evening in the small Arizona town of St. Johns: There was a body on the front porch of a house.
The child came home Nov. 5, 2008, and killed his father with a single-shot .22-caliber rifle, holding the bullets in his small hand to reload after each shot. He called to Romans that something was wrong, then shot him, too.
NY Daily News, December 25, 2017
Childhood Corporal Punishment and Future Perpetration of Physical Dating Violence
"The finding that childhood corporal punishment was associated with perpetration of young adult physical dating violence, even after controlling for several demographic variables and childhood physical abuse, adds to the growing literature demonstrating deleterious outcomes associated with corporal punishment."
The Journal of Pediatrics, October 28, 2017
Russia Moves to Soften Domestic Violence Law
"Russian lawmakers on Wednesday moved to decriminalize some forms of domestic battery for first-time offenders who do not do serious physical harm to their victims.
Defenders of the measure say it will protect parents' rights to discipline their children and generally reduce the state's role in domestic life."
www.nytimes.com, January. 25, 2017.
Family of murdered Bella Vista child had been investigated by DHS twice in 2014, twice more in early 2000s
"A case summary briefing released by DHS shows that the agency investigated the Torres family twice in 2014. The first investigation, on Jan. 22, 2014, was into allegations of inadequate supervision. The second, March 10, 2014, included allegations that the boy had "cuts, bruises and welts." "
www.arktimes.com, April 10, 2015.
Paula Patton and Robin Thicke attend therapy with son Julian following abuse claims
" Paula Patton and Robin Thicke are turning to therapy to fix things with their 6-year-old son, Julian.
Following claims that Thicke physically abused Julian, family reportedly attended a therapy session over the weekend."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, January 17, 2017.
Mom who cited religious freedom pleads guilty
"After a doctor found 36 bruises on her 7-year-old son, Khin Par Thaing claimed her discipline method came straight from her evangelical Christian beliefs.
Marion Superior Judge Kurt Eisgruber accepted a plea agreement Friday in which Thaing admitted she committed battery when she struck her son in February."
www.indystar.com, October 28, 2016.
Indiana woman cites 'religious freedom' law after she is busted for disciplining 7-year-old son with coat hanger
" An Indiana woman accused of punishing her child with a coat hanger claims the state's religious objections law gives her the right to discipline her children according to her evangelical Christian beliefs.
Kihn Park Thaing, who is from Myanmar, was arrested in Indianapolis in February after a teacher discovered her 7-year-old son's injuries. The boy had 36 bruises and red welts."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, September 1, 2016.
Ex-dean of Queens school charged with lying about spanking conviction in substitute teaching application
A disgraced former dean of a Queens school — who was convicted of spanking four students — was charged in Nassau County on Thursday with lying about his exploits on an application for a substitute teaching gig, authorities said.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, September 18, 2015
"Child Discipline" as Kiddie Porn
A Dispatch by Andrew Vachss, originally published on http://www.vachss.com
The Zero Website, November 06, 2013
Maryland substitute teacher caught whipping middle school students with belt
" A Maryland substitute teacher caught on camera whipping middle school students with a belt has been pulled from the classroom and reported to police, officials said.
Cell phone footage shows the moment a belt–wielding instructor at Gwynn Park Middle School in Brandywine sent students shrieking and scrambling on the classroom floor to escape him."
Daily News, May 19, 2015.
ICE Chief Anthony V. Mangione Regularly Sent Child Porn, Ordered to Undergo Mental Evaluation
"Emails from the suspect account also contained additional images that displayed a sexual interest in children," reads one of the warrants. "For example, at least three of the images depicted nude children being spanked. At least five additional images depicted the nude buttocks of children."
Miami New Times, October 07, 2011
"In one instance, a defendant requested a recording of a child so he could hear the child crying while being spanked and abused."
CNN.com August 9, 2002.
Child Pornography spanking fetish ring broken
Chicago Tribune, March 13, 2002
Spanking Can Be Sexual Abuse
NoSpankNet, March 13, 2002
Authorities Break Up Multistate Child Pornography Ring
Knight Ridder News Service, March 9, 2002
Uncle Found Guilty of Torturing Teen
Eugene Register Guard, February 06, 1993
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