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School dobs mum to CYF for hand smack – New Zealand, world, sport, business & entertainment news on Stuff.co.nz

[quote]A Wellington mother says her family has been left traumatised by new anti-smacking laws, after her son’s school reported her to Child, Youth and Family for smacking him on the hand.

“I don’t want to feel like a child abuser, and I don’t want to be labelled as a child abuser because I smacked my son,” she said. “It’s brought a lot of trauma to our family unit and unnecessary stress.” [/quote]

This is exactly what was predicted would happen when busy-body politicians pass laws that won’t do what they were intended to do and simply criminalise ordinary caring parents.

Sue “Now our Children are safe” Bradfors should apologise, she won’t of course because being a know it all socialist she thinks she has saved the world and our children. Except the Sue Bradford wall of shame list grows longer every month.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.