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TORONTO, Nov 27 (LSN)  Yesterday, the Toronto Sun reported more details on the court case seeking to make spanking illegal in Ontario. A court date has been set for January 12. A decision by the Ontario courts to repeal section 43 would deprive parents of the right to use spanking as a form of discipline only in Ontario unless the court orders a blanket repeal.  As reported by LifeSite News a week ago, the group Justice for Children and Youth launched a challenge to Section 43 of the Criminal Code (which permits spanking), claiming that the section violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Of note, the group received funding for the challenge to the Canadian law from the Canadian government itself via the Court Challenges Program.

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