Legal repercussions of domestic violence can be severe, involving incarceration and required counseling or drug and alcohol treatment. But for parents, there is a special, more emotional level of severe. A domestic violence incident can have consequences on a mother or father's parental rights.
The headline might sound like a ridiculous question. Of course, that depends on one's parenting beliefs, as well as the details behind the odd incident involving the well-being of a 4-year-old boy.