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UPDATE: Ohio Man Arrested for Spanking Son with Belt
http://www.wsaz.com/news/headlines/Ohio_Man_Jailed_for_Spanking_Son_with_Belt_129701243.html ^ | 9/14/2011 | Sarah Sager/ WSAZ

Posted on 09/14/2011 1:27:32 PM PDT by Morgana

JACKSON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man from Jackson County, Ohio who was arrested for A spanking that some family members say went to far is now out of jail.

On Sept. 2, Charley Brown III was arrested in Jackson County, Ohio, for spanking his 6-year-old son with a belt. Click here to find out more!

According to the incident report from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Brown was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence after his son admitted his father pulled his pants down and spanked him with a belt. Authorities say the spanking left bruising and welts on the boy’s bottom.

Brown III’s bond was originally set at $100,000. It was reduced to $1,000 during a hearing Tuesday.

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KEYWORDS: belt; bustyourbutt; child; childabuse; father; ohio; spank; spanked; spanking; tanyourhide; whooping
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If the boy was bad, then take him to the woodshed Andy Griffith style.
1 posted on 09/14/2011 1:27:38 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

I got the belt, but I don’t think I had bruises or welts. Red marks that went away in a little while, maybe. Straightened me right out too. I’m all for the belt. But a serious beating is not the same thing.


2 posted on 09/14/2011 1:30:13 PM PDT by Huck (If you are in a union, then bow to your COMMIE masters.)
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To: Allegra; Eaker; TheOldLady; thackney
arrested for A spanking that some family members say went to far

To = too what the heck. Some Biebers need spanked.

3 posted on 09/14/2011 1:30:52 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Morgana

This one does sound a bit excessive and I say that as someone who got the belt a few times.


4 posted on 09/14/2011 1:31:08 PM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a Permenant Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: Morgana

Boy, my parents would have gotten the chair. They were definitely repeat offenders.


5 posted on 09/14/2011 1:32:01 PM PDT by Natural Law (For God so loved the world He did not send a book.)
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To: Morgana

You’re a bad man Charlie Brown!


6 posted on 09/14/2011 1:33:44 PM PDT by b4its2late ("Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8")
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To: Morgana
I got the switch at age 6, for throwing my olive loaf sandwich in the garbage and lying about it. Had to go get the switch off a bush myself. I don't think 6 is too young. But it doesn't take a violent beating to get the point across. The bare humiliation and shock of it is enough, and teaches a kid who's boss.

Hard to tell from the story. Sounds like dad went overboard. But I don't agree with grandpa that 6 is too young. You just have to use it and do it judiciously.

7 posted on 09/14/2011 1:33:44 PM PDT by Huck (If you are in a union, then bow to your COMMIE masters.)
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To: Morgana

He should be placed in jail forever. WELTS???? Come on. I have gotten the belt before and no marks. I have with my kids......no marks. This guy was out of control and abused his child. Throw away the key!!!!!


8 posted on 09/14/2011 1:34:51 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Natural Law

In my house, it wasn’t the belt that put the fear of God into you. It was the wait...


9 posted on 09/14/2011 1:35:01 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter
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To: Huck

My old man used his size 12 tennis shoe, sting city.


10 posted on 09/14/2011 1:36:32 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Huck

Agreed, spanking is more of an attention getter.


11 posted on 09/14/2011 1:36:48 PM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a Permenant Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: Huck

The red marks that went away made me want to be a better kid. The bruises and scratches made me hate my parents. Its not necessary to injure your child.


12 posted on 09/14/2011 1:39:20 PM PDT by Badabing Badablonde (New to the internet? CLICK HERE)
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To: Morgana
If there was bleeding involved, then I'd be inclined to agree.

Welts? Surface bruising?

Get over it... If it's uncomfortable to sit for a few days, take it as a lesson.

Leave the Nanny State out of it.

13 posted on 09/14/2011 1:42:41 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.)
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To: Huck

Olive loaf ought to be against the law. Pimento loaf, too.


14 posted on 09/14/2011 1:43:45 PM PDT by beelzepug ("Blind obedience to arbitrary rules is a sign of mental illness")
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To: Huck

Had to go get the switch off a bush myself


I had to do that too - go and GET the punishment tool from the “Switch Bush”.

And if you got one that was to “wimpy” Ma would go and get a real one to replace it, which was not the preferred outcome.

Than, one day . . . we were burning leaves outside and PURELY BY ACCIDENT a burning leaf HAPPENED to get in the switch bush. Despite my Oh-So-Valiant efforts the poor bush went up in flames.

I thought I was in the clear, until Mom told me to get the Bolo Paddle. ;(


15 posted on 09/14/2011 1:44:24 PM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: Huck

I don’t know if his son has medical issues, but some people bruise really easy, so I don’t know if that is an objective way of concluding that he beat him too hard.

Hopefully they give him a free trial where this is considered. I kind of doubt a father would beat their own son if they aren’t drunk or under the influence of something.


16 posted on 09/14/2011 1:49:24 PM PDT by dila813
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To: Morgana

My parents would have gotten the gas chamber, I guess.


17 posted on 09/14/2011 1:50:44 PM PDT by no gnu taxes
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To: Morgana
I'm not proud of this, but...

When I was 6 I dipped a kittens' tail in gas and lit it. I didn't quite realize it would actually harm the cat (yes, it survived just fine).

I got a similar whoopin' from my dad...and it was well deserved. It etched into my mind forever to never harm an animal outside killing it for meat...and that must be done mercifully.

Again, it was well deserved and I would hate to think it's now illegal.

Boys need more strident discipline than girls...especially at that 5-10yrs old range.

18 posted on 09/14/2011 1:50:57 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Morgana

I had got the belt many times growing up and many times it was the wait that was by far the worse. As I got a little older and a little tougher sometimes I would start to get a little theatrical though in order to mock a punishment. My Dad once hit me so I would hit the floor and faint that I was dead or something. Where it all lead up to was one time I had acted up and my Mom had decided she was going to punish me and she decided to use some wire or something in the television repair shop my family owned. I started screaming bloody murder and she thought I was faking it and being theatrical but the wire left massive welts all down my back. She freaked after seeing what she did. I got over it though. Still love my Mom (she is the greatest!) and actually laugh at it all looking back on it.


19 posted on 09/14/2011 1:50:57 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: Huck; All

“Hard to tell from the story. Sounds like dad went overboard. But I don’t agree with grandpa that 6 is too young. You just have to use it and do it judiciously. “
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I agree


20 posted on 09/14/2011 1:51:36 PM PDT by Morgana (I don't speak much...............but when I do....)
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To: Morgana

There is a difference between whipping a kid ...

1) while in control of your emotions
2) with emotions out of control


21 posted on 09/14/2011 1:51:52 PM PDT by ROTB (Christian sin breeds enemies for the USA. If you're a Christian, stop sinning, and spread the Word..)
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To: Morgana

I got the belt.. and in retrospect I am a better man for it,


22 posted on 09/14/2011 1:52:06 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: Mariner

“Boys need more strident discipline than girls”

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I disagree. Have you seen some of the school yard fights some of these “girls” get into? Ganging up on another girl and beating her up? My grandmother had a phrase for that. “Take them to the field and horse whip them”!


23 posted on 09/14/2011 1:54:54 PM PDT by Morgana (I don't speak much...............but when I do....)
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To: Morgana

My dad would have got ten consecutive life sentences.


24 posted on 09/14/2011 1:55:59 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (We still hold these truths to be self-evident...)
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To: humblegunner; Allegra; Eaker; thackney

My mom smacked me a few times, but Dad did the spanking with his bare hand. His bare hand was as hard as a 2x4. He had to spank me three times when I was a child. Just the three, and I vividly remember each instance. Then I was a good girl.


25 posted on 09/14/2011 1:58:19 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Natural Law
Boy, my parents would have gotten the chair. They were definitely repeat offenders.

But looking back, if I were raising me, there would be shock collars and shackles involved. Even with the beatings I got, I got away with too much. Boys need tough love, just short of maiming, in some cases.

/johnny

26 posted on 09/14/2011 1:59:16 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

“Wait ‘til your father gets home!”


27 posted on 09/14/2011 2:00:02 PM PDT by Sparky21555
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To: libh8er

I just finished giving our 6 year old 6 times with the big brown belt for leaving a black Sharpie where our 2 year old could get it and write all over herself and the wall.

Told her it would happen if she did it again, and I followed through.

Also through away her learn-to-draw book that included said Sharpe.

Left the pants on, but I whacked pretty hard.

Her little sister crying as we had to use stridex and whatnot to get the damn sharpee off was probably a worse punishment.


28 posted on 09/14/2011 2:00:11 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: EternalVigilance
My dad would have got ten consecutive life sentences.

Same with mine. Sounds like the father in this story went way overboard. Yes, kids need to be punished; but parents can and sometimes do go too far. I turned out alright, but I will always despise my father.

29 posted on 09/14/2011 2:01:38 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Sparky21555
Oh yeah.

Then the old man would make us wait in mom and dad's bedroom for what seemed like an eternity.

Psyops at its most brutal.

30 posted on 09/14/2011 2:03:09 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter
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To: gov_bean_ counter
"In my house, it wasn’t the belt that put the fear of God into you. It was the wait..."

Yep...same here. Dad would have us sit and wait while he gave a suspense building performance worthy of an Oscar. He'd go through his closet carefully selecting just the right belt. Then he'd take a few warm-up lashes against the banister, before we were told to bend over. By that time the punishment was already effective, and while we got us a relatively light little lashing, the sound and the fury were more than adequate course corrections.

31 posted on 09/14/2011 2:04:33 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: libh8er

“I got the belt.. and in retrospect I am a better man for it,”

My Christian Parents believed wholeheartedly, “spare the rod, spoil the child” scripture. Got the belt, the yardstick, the metal end of the flyswatter, whatever would truly hurt! Not sure I’m a better person for it but I sure learned how to keep my mouth shut, sit still in church and not steal. I lied like a rug though to avoid the punishment at all costs. I think you have to treat each child differently too. Just the threat of a spanking would turn my Son around but you could whip my Daughter till you were blue and she wouldn’t shed a tear. Had to go a different route with her.
It does pain me to read stories like this because it’s something the kid will never forget.


32 posted on 09/14/2011 2:05:18 PM PDT by happilymarriedmom
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To: Morgana

My Dad spanked me with a belt once. Once.

I learn quick.


33 posted on 09/14/2011 2:14:03 PM PDT by Grunthor (Perry, Cain, Santorum, Gingrich, Romney, Bachmann Pretty much in that order for now.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Mom threatened, Dad administered the punishment.

When my brothers and I knew the hammer would fall we would work ourselves into a false frenzy. Dad would come in and give us our whipping and leave. With crocodile tears running down our faces, we would start giggling as soon as the door closed.


34 posted on 09/14/2011 2:14:23 PM PDT by Sparky21555
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To: napscoordinator

“He should be placed in jail forever.”

We don’t even do that to killers. Untwist yourself.


35 posted on 09/14/2011 2:15:50 PM PDT by Grunthor (Perry, Cain, Santorum, Gingrich, Romney, Bachmann Pretty much in that order for now.)
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To: Morgana
I still remember putting on about 5 or 6 pair of underwear to soften the belt whippings I had. When my father saw that, he made me drop my pants and all my underwear. A belt smacking against bare skin really hurts.

As someone else wrote, my dad would have got the electric chair, with all beltings his 5 sons had received.

36 posted on 09/14/2011 2:23:51 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: TheOldLady

My cousin told me she would never spank her children, because she felt it was wrong. One day I saw her and she was so sad. I asked why? She said for the first time she had to spank her children and she rememebers how she vowed she never do it. (I just smiled inside)


37 posted on 09/14/2011 2:26:49 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: TheOldLady

My cousin told me she would never spank her children, because she felt it was wrong. One day I saw her and she was so sad. I asked why? She said for the first time she had to spank her children and she rememebers how she vowed she never do it. (I just smiled inside)


38 posted on 09/14/2011 2:33:13 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: rawhide

Never let her see that smile, LOL!

But her children will be better for a bit of corporal punishment.

Didn’t kill any of us who got it from loving parents who knew how to apply it.


39 posted on 09/14/2011 2:44:03 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: TheOldLady
Mom's spankings were just a preview or a warning.

Dad had the “go get a switch for me to beat you with” method. Much worse punishment was the actual selection, stripping and testing while trying to determine if it would be accepted as a suitable switch by Dad. After he rejected one then found his own, we never failed the suitable test again. Sometime he would let it set around for an hour while he decided to use it or not. Torture was the waiting time, not the whipping. Then he found this nice paddle with engravings in the Amish country. That became his new standard.

Our High School Vice-Principal used a 4 foot board. Thin in width but thick enough never to crack. He had a 2 step approach to his swing. He warned you if you looked back to see it coming, you would get two instead of one.

I only needed one from my HS VP. I was a slower learner with Dad. With Mom it was never a big deal until she uttered the words: “just wait until your father gets home”; that was bad news.

My kids have only had my hand. But I have left my own hand stinging for quite some time.

40 posted on 09/14/2011 2:51:24 PM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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You certainly turned out great, and your children will be fine as well, I’m sure.


41 posted on 09/14/2011 3:00:48 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: TheOldLady; humblegunner; Eaker; thackney
My mom smacked me a few times, but Dad did the spanking with his bare hand. His bare hand was as hard as a 2x4. He had to spank me three times when I was a child. Just the three, and I vividly remember each instance. Then I was a good girl.

Yes, my parents believed in corporal punishment as well. They were never cruel or abusive and never had to use the method often; we weren't stupid. :-)

Oh....and the Bieb should probably stay away from Alaska.

Just sayin'.

42 posted on 09/14/2011 3:03:26 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Morgana

Would need to see injuries and know all of the facts of the case. The reason we are having so much difficulty with the youth of this nation is directly related to incidents like this. 2-3 good spankings at an early age and almost no more severe discipline is necessary.


43 posted on 09/14/2011 3:03:40 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Jewbacca

You have to do what you have to do. She’ll make a fine young lady some day...she really will. Hang in there.


44 posted on 09/14/2011 3:07:29 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: libh8er
My Mother was a wooden coathanger user. If one broke she would get another. She had a rough job raising kids single and yea she was usually drunk, but I miss Her, love Her and am a much better man because she tried.

She certainly prepared me for the Marine Corps.

45 posted on 09/14/2011 3:20:26 PM PDT by chesty_puller (Viet Nam 1970-71 He who shed blood with me shall forever be my brother. Shak.)
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To: Morgana

I’m almost 59 yrs old. My mom was the one who was in charge of punishing me and my siblings when we were young. I can remember the “switch bush” very well. We were the ones who had to pick our switch and strip off the leaves. It had to be a good one with flexibility and strength...and it left welts! Mother also had a razor strap, with about a dozen small holes drilled through the leather. As we got to be in our teens that was the tool of punishment we could look forward to if we strayed from her rules. I only felt the sting of that once but had to sleep on my tummy for about a week until the swelling went down. My mom always told us that it “hurt her more than it hurt us”...I never believed her until I had kids of my own. Thanks mom!


46 posted on 09/14/2011 3:28:52 PM PDT by housemom1952
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To: Allegra; humblegunner; Eaker; thackney

Yes, when kids are very young, they’re little barbarians and need to be civilized in the only manner they understand, physical violence. It worked on me, that’s for sure.

But I have to disagree. Bieb should definitely go to Alaska and learn where the buckwheat grows. I would seriously hate to see him go the way of most child stars. That would totally ruin gunner’s life.


47 posted on 09/14/2011 3:29:02 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: rawhide
A belt smacking against bare skin really hurts.

That how you picked your FReeper name?

48 posted on 09/14/2011 3:43:08 PM PDT by Eaker ("If someone misquotes you, it's because they know you're right.")
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To: thackney
Much worse punishment was the actual selection, stripping and testing while trying to determine if it would be accepted as a suitable switch by Dad.

Hmm...think that may have been a factor in your eventually becoming an engineer? ;-)

49 posted on 09/14/2011 3:46:18 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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Oh....and the Bieb should probably stay away from Alaska.

Poor 'lil Bieb.

It's not her fault!

50 posted on 09/14/2011 5:33:07 PM PDT by Eaker ("If someone misquotes you, it's because they know you're right.")
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