What could the Parents do that HRS would not wring the parents bank account dry hiring Lawyers. Any actions other than scolding are now a Violation of the Child's Civil Rights. All the cretins, male and female, involved were merely exercising their Civil Rights to be Hooligans, Thank You Attorneys ! Punish the parents for corporal punishment and win the loyality of the child to the Government. Welcome to the USA, only the state knows the best way to raise children. So do not blame the parents, blame the ACLU.