- United Nations Committee on Rights of Child recommends "that corporal punishment be
prohibited by law in the family, care and other institutions."
- National Organization for Women (NOW), Resolution Opposing Corporal Punishment in U.S. Schools, Adopted on July 2, 2005
- United Methodist Church condemns spanking, General Conference 2004
- American Academy of Pediatrics position on physical punishment
- American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health: "Guidance for Effective Discipline (RE9740)," April 1998
- American Academy of Pediatrics Corporal Punishment in Schools (RE9207), Committee on School Health--Policy Statement
- American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry "Corporal Punishment in Schools Policy Statement"
- Society for Adolescent Medicine "Corporal Punishment in Schools--Position Paper"
- National Association for the Education of Young Children(NAEYC)Position Statement callinf for prohibition of corporal punishment in schools and all other programs for children
- National Association of School Nurses, position statement on corporal punishment in schools
- American School Counselor Association(ASCA) position on corporal punishment
- National Association of School Psychologists position statement on corporal punishment adopted April 18, 1998.
- National Council of Teachers of English Executive Committee's resolution on corporal punishment, 1986-87
- Florida Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) "Corporal Punishment in Florida Schools--Resolution" presented to the U.S. House Hearing, Committee on
Education and Labor, Subcommittee on Select Education, June 18, 1992.
- American Public Health Association, "Policy Resolution on Corporal Punishment" approved
by the Governing Council, November 7, 1979.
- The National PTA "Corporal Punishment--Myths and Realities," 1991