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# smacking ban

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# smacking ban
The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed
A new poll finds most people do not favour an all-out ban on parents smacking their children.
# nanny state
Making parents criminals for smacking their kids? "Totally unacceptable"
One TD is very unhappy about the proposal.