Mass. Senate approves anti-bullying legislation
- Port Coquitlam bans bullying. // Filipino Post;12/6/2012, p13
The article informs that Port Coquitlam in British Columbia has become the first-city to impose an anti-bullying law which prohibits consensual fighting in public places.
- NJ lawmakers advance tougher anti-bullying law. Associated Press // Bay Windows;11/18/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 49, p8
The article reports on the strengthening of anti-bullying law in New Jersey.
- Four ways to improve the state's anti-bullying law. Burton, Carly // Bay Windows;3/3/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p10
The article discusses ways to improve the new anti-bullying law of the U.S. so that students who need help get it in the quickest, most efficient way possible.
- Illinois anti-bullying bill dies in Senate. Sosin, Kate // Windy City Times;6/6/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p9
The article reports on the failure of the Illinois State Senate to approve a legislation that aims to strengthen the state's anti-bullying law on May 29, 2012.
- Bully for You? Sullum, Jacob // Reason;Jun2012, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p14
The article presents information on New Jersey's Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights, enacted in 2010, about which the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) says that the law's definition of student-on-student harassment is very broad, and the law needs to be revised.
- BYE-BYE, BULLIES. Feder-Feitel, Lisa // Scholastic Scope;2/9/2004, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p21
Seeks opinion from readers of the journal "Scholastic Scope" on the arrest of school bullies.
- Uproar goes national, Senate's 'license to bully' bill shameful. Stevenson, Jan // Between the Lines (10807551);11/10/2011, Issue 1945, p6
The article reports on the national uproar created by the anti-bullying bill, Matt's Safe Law, passed by the Michigan Senate which includes a moral exception, which allows bullying if it represents a statement of sincerity held religious belief or moral conviction.
- MI House Republicans back away from bill. // Between the Lines (10807551);11/10/2011, Issue 1945, p6
The article reports on the move of Michigan House Republicans not to support the anti-bullying bill, Matt's Safe Law, passed by the Michigan Senate, urging the committee members to remove some of the offensive and unnecessary provisions of the bill.
- Michigan's Republican State Senators. // Between the Lines (10807551);11/10/2011, Issue 1945, p11
The author comments on Republican involvement in Michigan Senate Bill 137, also known as Matt's Safe School Law, which was intended to prevent bullying but had a clause inserted that would protect bullies as well.