TIL that the city of Baltimore used flogging as a punishment till 1938. People were sent to the whipping post for one crime only; wife beating. This punishment was used because wife beaters often escaped conviction, as their wives simply couldn’t afford to send the husband/breadwinner to jail.

Read more: https://www.mdhistory.org/only-the-instrument-of-the-law-baltimores-whipping-post/

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  1. Bring it back world wide I say… Not because women can afford to live without a man, but because some of our gender are just A-holes and deserve a good flogging…

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