Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1 An Italian Politician Convicted in Sweden For Pulling Sons Hair 
    An Adversary of Linda #'s
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    An Italian politician was convicted by a Swedish court on Tuesday for assaulting his son while on holiday in Stockholm in a case that has sparked heated debate in both Italy and Sweden....

    In finding Giovanni Colasante, 46, a local politician from Canosa di Puglia in southern Italy, guilty of assault, the court fined him 6,600 kronor ($990)....Colasante was arrested on August 23rd as he and his family were about to enter a Stockholm eatery in the city's historic Gamla Stan (Old Town) district.

    They were in the Swedish capital on vacation as part of a cruise that was to take them to several Nordic countries....But when Colasante's 12-year-old son refused to go into the restaurant, the boy's father reacted and, according to witnesses, attacked the young lad.


    When they get back to Italy That kids in big trouble ..
    Reply With Quote  

  2. #2  
    Fabulous Poster
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    I believe in proper corporal punishment. I don't consider hair pulling to be part of that, and a man who would pull a child's hair deserves to have another adult, in this case the state, set him straight.

    I had a police officer in Ocean City explain this to a Hare Krishna who grabbed his son by the top knot and tossed him on a bench. That kid's crime was being a kid.

    Men who do not restrain themselves, deserve to have other men explain it to them.
    While you were hanging yourself , on someone else's words
    Dying to believe in what you heard
    I was staring straight into the shining sun
    Reply With Quote  

  3. #3  
    Power CUer noonwitch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Warren, MI
    The witnesses stated that he pulled the kid's hair hard enough to lift the kid off the ground, which I find a little hard to believe when it comes to a 12 year old-wouldn't the hair of a kid that big break from that kind of force?. If the dad did pull the kid's hair that hard, that's way outside the lines of normal discipline.

    I wonder how the swedes apply their ban on corporal punishment to the ever-growing swedish- muslim community? We don't make exceptions for muslims who beat their children in Michigan.
    Reply With Quote  

Posting Permissions
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts