In 1-2 paragraphs discuss your views on spanking. Be sure to touch on the following issues.
Is it OK for parents to spank children? Why?
Were you spanked?
Will you spank your children? Why?
When should parents spank? Lying? Disobeying?
When should parents not spank? Accidents? Out of anger? In public?
What ages can be spanked? 6 months? 6 years? 16 years?
What should parents spank with? Hand? Belt? Paddle? Switch? Bare bottom?
Who should spank? Dad? Grandma? Teacher? Neighbor? Stranger?
If there is a better alternative, should parents use it?
How is spanking different from abuse?
For this journal entry read the following article about a drug company that is denying a dying boy a life-saving drug. Try to give a reasonable explanation as to why this decision is either morally justifiable or not (LINK).