Skip to comments.Dem Rep wants to make bullying a federal offense
Posted on 03/18/2011 6:48:00 AM PDT by Baynative
While the Department of Education continues its crackdown on mean-spirited taunting on Facebook, some members of Congress are joining the fight in Washingtons War on Bullying with a new bill aimed directly at kids who target students with disabilities.
Rep. Jackie Speier, California Democrat, will introduce a bill that would require schools to report incidents of bullying against children diagnosed with conditions like Down syndrome and Aspergers to the federal government. It would also mandate that any federal dollars that promote anti-bullying programs focus partially on that group.
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Why do they want their friends the Union Bosses and goons thrown in jail?
Start with the Wisconsin demonrat bullies.
I am tremendously against bullying. But, 1) How is this a federal offense? and 2) Equal protection under the law? Bullying special needs kids is a crime, but bullying other kids is merely bad behavior?
“Well, you don’t have to make a federal case out of it.”
“Yes. Yes we do.”
Commie bastards invoking commie principles.
Could it be that a potential Republican candidate has a child with a disability and they want to be able to say, "Look at us, we care"?
In democrat land they are above the law and so are their supporters, and if you don’t believe me just as an illegal are one of holders people.
If passed, could this provide solid grounds for impeaching the Obastard?
These people are totally INSANE.
Perhaps America nneds to be divided in half and those lunatics given their own Country and kicked out of our half.
“I am tremendously against bullying. But ... “
3) These are kids. Most kids are still developing in many areas, some slower than others. Is it really prudent to put a federal offense on the record of a kid who lacks development?
I’ve known some rotten kids who turned out ok.
Oh good. We can call it ‘hate bullying’ as opposed to just regular bullying.
I’m sure bullies across the nation will change their ways, and their targets, once they realize a report to the feds will be filed on them. /S
When selectively enforced, like you know it would be,
this would be a de facto criminalization of the voicing of any conservative/Christian viewpoint.
So when you are talking to a socialist about his beliefs you will actually be bullying him and subject to arrest for hate speech and bullying.
Then they will send you to a re-education camp and if you don’t conform then they will execute and bury you in a mass grave.
Don’t be fooled by the standard leftist tactic of using a word which you have a certain understanding of,
and which they intend to mean something entirely different.
That’s the Dim mind set for you. Make a 13 year punk a federal criminal.
I remember when we used to say, “Don’t make a federal case out of it.” when somebody came by bitching and moaning.
Apparently, the Obama administration didn’t realize it was meant as a JOKE.
That's a novel approach. Throw gobs and gobs of money at a problem. But what do we do with the bureaucracy after the problem has been solved?
I guess they forgot about Obama making fun of the Special Olympics on Leno.
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