It’s not a good look, and it shifts the onus from the perpetrator to those guarding their violence.
The 2021 Florida Statutes
827.03 Abuse, aggravated abuse, and neglect of a child; penalties.
1) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this section, the term:(a) “Aggravated child abuse” occurs when a person:
1. Commits aggravated battery on a child;
2. Willfully tortures, maliciously punishes, or willfully and unlawfully cages a child; or
3. Knowingly or willfully abuses a child and in so doing causes great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement to the child.