We have witnessed public humiliation being used by the courts as recently as last week when ajudge sentenced a woman to hold up a sign proclaiming that she was an “idiot” for driving on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus.
For the record, the woman was sentenced to hold up that sign for an hour, on two consecutive days during the morning time when most school buses and parents driving their kids to school would be passing that area. She also had her license suspended for a month and was hit with a $350 fine.
But, TheBlaze is wondering if parents should be allowed to discipline unruly kids by embarrassing them in public?
It happened this week in Palm Coast, FL where one set of frustrated parents (Mike & Melinda) forced Jasmine, their teen daughter, to stand on a busy street corner with a sign declaring: