Friday, January 7, 2011

NJ governor signs tough law to fight bullying

The Washington Post (Trenton, NJ) January 6, 2011

"New Jersey's governor has signed an anti-bullying bill that gay rights advocates say is the toughest law of its kind in the nation.
The issue has gotten more attention since a Rutgers University student killed himself this fall after his roommate allegedly captured his liaison with another man on a webcam.
The law requires anti-bullying programs in public schools and requires college codes of conduct to address bullying. It updates a law that's been on the books in the state since 2001. Gov. Chris Christie's office has confirmed that he signed the bill Wednesday." Read More

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