Barnados issued a press relase a few days ago, calling for a yes vote...
"It also suggests that “good” parents are being criminalised by the law when Police statistics show that this isn’t happening..."
You don't need to look at police statistics to know that good parents are being criminalised. Just look at the law: it states that it is a criminal offence for any parent to smack their child for the purpose of correction.
“We know that opponents of the current law are a minority group..."
You reckon? What about the polling which is consistently showing that 83% of Kiwi parents are opposed to the law?