Mississippi To Put Parents In Prison For 10 Years... For Spanking Their Kids

01.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The state of Mississippi is working on a bill that would make it a felony to spank children. Senate Bill 2180 would make it a felony to whip, strike, or abuse a child in a manner that causes bodily harm. But the Liberty Counsel says it puts parents in a position of having to prove their discipline was reasonable. The minimum penalty would be 10 years in prison. To read more, go here.