Monday, September 05, 2011

School anti-gay bullying law passed in California -

California-->progressive, behind the times, all over the place! California, finally a safer place for bullied students protected by a new law, is once again placing itself

ahead of the rest of the country having passed legislation titled ‘Seth’s law’, after Seth Walsh, a 13-year-old boy from California who committed suicide in 2010 following anti-gay bullying.

The new and legislation was passed by the state Senate on Friday. The bill, which was passed by 24 votes to 14, will require schools to address incidents of homophobic bullying and will help to equip teachers with the skills and knowledge to tackle cases of abuse relating to sexual orientation.

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