Reuters, May 5, 1999

Barron: Discipline Begins At Home

(MONTGOMERY) -- Alabama Senate President Pro Tempore Lowell Barron believes a little "tough love" from parents and a return to corporal punishment in the schools can prevent disasters like the Columbine High School massacre last month. Permissive parents, Barron said, too often produce uncontrollable children and uncontrollable children can lead to tragedy.

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