Parents call for ban on smacking

31 January 2016 - 02:05 By ARON HYMAN

Six years ago, Adriaan and Hannah Mostert were just another middle-class couple raising two children and using a smack here and there to do it. Today, they are at the forefront of a national push to legally ban parents from hitting their kids, and have sparked a Human Rights Commission report that last week found laws permitting spanking of children to be unconstitutional.

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