Rosemary Goring: A smacking ban would truly make us a civilised nation

IT’S Christmas, and your wife is helping you cook the family dinner. She has a weakness for cranberry sauce, and sticks her finger into the bowl. Before it reaches her mouth, you snatch her hand and smack it hard. It stings. She yowls. That’ll teach her. But of course it won’t. Not only have you just committed an assault but the day has been ruined, and your relationship too. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/16987769.rosemary-goring-a-smacking-ban-would-truly-make-us-a-civilised-nation/?ref=rss