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U.S. Senator to Propose Federal Anti-Bullying Legislation

Friday, October 8th, 2010

U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) said on Wed. Oct. 6 that he would introduce federal legislation requiring colleges and universities to adopt policies or codes of conduct that prohibit bullying and harassment in the wake of the suicide of a Rutgers University student, freshman Tyler Clementi, whose gay sexual encounter in his dorm room was streamed online by his roomate, Dharun Ravi and Molly Wei. We await news of this legislation and ask that the Senator adopt the spirit and language of the Healthy Workplace Bill that has been introduced widely in states throughout the U.S. READ THE SENATOR’S ANNOUNCEMENT