KZTV10.com reports that the ruling judge in the case made it clear that spanking is a crime.
The Daily Mail reported:
A judge in Texas has issued a stern warning to a mother who admitted spanking her two-year-old daughter.
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Rosalina Gonzales, who has lost custody of all three of her children, was sentenced to five years of probation at a hearing in Corpus Christi.
Judge Jose Longoria admonished Gonzales for spanking the little girl, and said it was something that belonged ‘in the old days’.