- The Constitutional Court seems to have crossed a line with some South African parents
- Citizens shared their views on the recent ruling that physical punishment is now illegal
- Many appear to strongly disagree with the ruling, with some feeling that the court has interfered in their parental duties
Mzansi is not impressed with Wednesday's Constitutional Court ruling that parents may no longer spank their children at home.
Briefly.co.za reported that the ruling had been passed down despite arguments that reasonable physical correction was part of the culture in South Africa.
Citizens shared their opinions on the matter on social media, with the ConCourt trending on various platforms.
While experts have suggested alternative discipline methods like 'time out' and removing privileges, many are left wondering how they will enforce discipline in their homes.
Some outright rejected the ruling, adamant that they would continue as they always have in raising their children.
Others asked who would care for the children whose well-meaning parents were taken to task over the new law.
Take a look at what people had to say down below:
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