Spanking Ban in Delaware? First State to Pass Law Expanding Child Abuse Definition Sparks Debate | Parenting - Yahoo! Shine Love this tidbit from the article. In the wake of the backlash, the Attorney General's office plans to launch a campaign outlining exactly what's considered reasonable discipline, and to inform parents of their rights. YEAH! The state is going to inform me of MY rights...kiss my ass Delaware...my kids I discipline how I see fit...I had my ass blistered more than a handful of times and I damn sure deserved it to...it wasn't abuse it was discipline for misbehaving....I guess when spanking becomes outlawed only outlaws will spank...fucking nanny state.