1. United Nations Committee on Rights of Child recommends "that corporal punishment be prohibited by law in the family, care and other institutions."

  2. National Organization for Women (NOW), Resolution Opposing Corporal Punishment in U.S. Schools, Adopted on July 2, 2005

  3. United Methodist Church condemns spanking, General Conference 2004

  4. American Academy of Pediatrics position on physical punishment

  5. American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health: "Guidance for Effective Discipline (RE9740)," April 1998

  6. American Academy of Pediatrics Corporal Punishment in Schools (RE9207), Committee on School Health--Policy Statement

  7. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry "Corporal Punishment in Schools Policy Statement"

  8. Society for Adolescent Medicine "Corporal Punishment in Schools--Position Paper"

  9. National Association for the Education of Young Children(NAEYC)Position Statement callinf for prohibition of corporal punishment in schools and all other programs for children

  10. National Association of School Nurses, position statement on corporal punishment in schools

  11. American School Counselor Association(ASCA) position on corporal punishment

  12. National Association of School Psychologists position statement on corporal punishment adopted April 18, 1998.

  13. National Council of Teachers of English Executive Committee's resolution on corporal punishment, 1986-87

  14. Florida Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) "Corporal Punishment in Florida Schools--Resolution" presented to the U.S. House Hearing, Committee on Education and Labor, Subcommittee on Select Education, June 18, 1992.

  15. American Public Health Association, "Policy Resolution on Corporal Punishment" approved by the Governing Council, November 7, 1979.

  16. The National PTA "Corporal Punishment--Myths and Realities," 1991

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