JEERS to the State of Indiana for failing to ban corporal punishment in its schools. We're reminded of that shameful omission by a paddling incident in Indianapolis that sent a third-grader to Methodist Hospital for treatment of bruises and swelling. Indiana is in the sad company of 22 other states - Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama among them - that still allow adults to hit children in school. In what other context is such an abhorrent practice allowed?
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