Comment: We're not just talking about involuntary physical contact

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We're not just talking about involuntary physical contact

We're talking about hitting a child, with the intent to inflict pain and modify behavior. If a child runs into the street, grabbing him prevents it. Hitting him does not. Grabbing him helps protect him from harm, hitting him does not.