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Anti-bullying bill passes Minnesota House
pionee press ^ | 5-7-13 | dougie belden

Posted on 05/07/2013 7:34:20 AM PDT by TurboZamboni

The state would set up a "school climate center" and individual districts would face additional reporting, training and other requirements to reduce school bullying under a bill passed by the Minnesota House on Monday, May 6. The bill passed 72-57, with all the support from Democratic-Farmer-Laborers and all the opposition from Republicans. The companion bill is scheduled for a hearing in the Senate E-12 finance subcommittee Tuesday. Bill sponsor Jim Davnie, DFL-Minneapolis, said the measure would take Minnesota from having one of the weakest anti-bullying laws in the country to "instead being a leader in building safe and supportive school climates for all students."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: bullying; debt; democrats; gaymafia; schools; skool; spending; waste
The bill sets aside $1 million for a school climate center run by the state Education Department to help schools develop anti-bullying policies. But it would cost local districts roughly $20 million per year, according to an analysis by Minnesota Management and Budget.
1 posted on 05/07/2013 7:34:20 AM PDT by TurboZamboni
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To: TurboZamboni

Yay thought control!


2 posted on 05/07/2013 7:37:02 AM PDT by relictele (A place dedicated to economic, racial and social equality. It was called Jonestown.)
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To: TurboZamboni

             

3 posted on 05/07/2013 7:37:56 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: TurboZamboni

Why is it that I see these new powers doing absolutely nothing to protect the kids who are being assaulted by thugs, in the school ground and on the bus, every day, and will instead bring the full force of government down on anyone who makes a peaceful and principled statement of opposition to homosexuality?


4 posted on 05/07/2013 7:38:56 AM PDT by jdege
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To: TurboZamboni
Maaa ... she's lookin' at me ...

WHAP !

THAT'S the anti-bully bill that always worked, and that's why America is in trouble ... too many so-called parents don't teach and discipline their kids.

Notice I didn't say "correct their kids" ...

Correction comes from within

The blueness of the wound cleanseth the inward parts.

5 posted on 05/07/2013 7:40:14 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: jdege
at least it employs lots of union bureaucrats at high salary.
/sarc
6 posted on 05/07/2013 7:40:56 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: TurboZamboni
All they have to do next is to change the definition of bullying.
Any kind of criticism or disagreement can be construed as "bullying" by the recipient.

7 posted on 05/07/2013 7:42:09 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: TurboZamboni

Does this mean that Dan “You Savage” Savage is banned from entering Minnesota? Bob


8 posted on 05/07/2013 7:45:44 AM PDT by alstewartfan ("Leave your home It's time for running... I see the hosts of Muhammed coming." Al Stewart)
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To: TurboZamboni

the only way to survive bullies....is to SURVIVE BULLIES.

kids will never get tough unless they GET TOUGH.

it is natures way of separating the wheat from the chaff.

As far as the Progressives and Nanny staters protecting everyone from everything...IT DONT WORK...it weakens the country there Mr/Mrs/Mizzz Percy Dovetonsils


9 posted on 05/07/2013 7:46:02 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: BitWielder1

“Any kind of criticism or disagreement can be construed as “bullying” by the recipient.”

Criticism of white conservative males? Freeper, please.
They have to construct victim classes that are the only ones protected. A homosexual kid can bully anyone who disagrees with them.


10 posted on 05/07/2013 7:47:11 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: TurboZamboni

“instead being a leader in building safe and supportive school climates for all students.”

That statement, in and of itself, fully illustrates the almost immeasurable vapidity and stupidity of politicians and (obviously) liberals.

It will do nothing of the kind, and will only result on more legal bull Obama stinking up the already polluted atmosphere surrounding public schools.

Get your child OUT of pub(l)ic schools.

Now.


11 posted on 05/07/2013 7:48:32 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: TurboZamboni
Sure this is the Democrats solution to everything; more training and more paperwork for bureaucrats to do.

All the Democrats solution will do is spend money.

Teachers and Principals can only do something about bullying if they can detect it.

Kids are not stupid. They learn by the age of five that if they want to do something wrong they do it when adults are not in the room and bullying happens when teachers and principals are not in the room or it happens away from school.

Schools will not do anything about bullying without actually witnessing bullying. These laws will do not much but waste tax payer’s money.

12 posted on 05/07/2013 7:59:07 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Pontiac

If parents had school choice they wouldn’t have to send their kid to a school that put up with bullies and waste 20 million trying to figure out how write an expulsion letter.


13 posted on 05/07/2013 8:10:00 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Once you actually read them these “anti-bullying” bills always turn out to be pro-homosexual indoctrination bills.


14 posted on 05/07/2013 8:12:04 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: TurboZamboni
The best anti-bullying technique around.
15 posted on 05/07/2013 8:13:46 AM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: Darren McCarty

That must be Ted Cruz’s giant fist, right?


16 posted on 05/07/2013 8:14:57 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: TurboZamboni

This is about not allowing kids to call a queer a queer.


17 posted on 05/07/2013 8:19:06 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: Graybeard58

We didn’t call ‘em queers.

We were a lot more blunt about it than that.


18 posted on 05/07/2013 8:20:45 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: TurboZamboni

I am admittedly ancient but back in my day, there were no “out of the closet” queers. I knew one kid, who tried hard to hide his femininity, even taking a girl to the prom. When asked about his sexuality, he would deny being queer. Years later, after he had moved to another and much larger city, he “came out”.

Denying his queerness in high school, kept his ass from getting kicked on a daily basis. I’m not advocating kicking queer asses at any age but sure wish the stigma were reattached and they’d just shut up about their sexuality.


19 posted on 05/07/2013 8:26:56 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: TurboZamboni

How bout a bill to restrict the incessant bullying and swindling of taxpayers by career politicians seeking to buy themselves the next seat of power. We need bills to restrict government bullying, corruption, and terms of service.


20 posted on 05/07/2013 8:28:17 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: TurboZamboni

“Bullying” = Saying anything against homosexuality.


21 posted on 05/07/2013 8:30:00 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: jdege

DING, DING, DING...we have a winner!


22 posted on 05/07/2013 8:30:04 AM PDT by jettester (I got paid to break 'em - not fly 'em)
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To: TurboZamboni

IMHO, all this stuff is right up there with “gun-free zones.”


23 posted on 05/07/2013 8:42:21 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: dfwgator

Harry Reid to Ted Cruz: “My friend from Texas is like a schoolyard bully”
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3016627/posts
EVERYTHING not in agreement with leftist dogma is “bullying”.


24 posted on 05/07/2013 9:02:59 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: TurboZamboni

There are laws that cover “bullying”
Disorderly conduct, harassment, simple assault etc.
No law is needed if we simply applied the laws that exist.


25 posted on 05/07/2013 9:11:07 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Vaquero

[[it is natures way of separating the wheat from the chaff.]]

Ah but it’s not hte liberals way- they own’t be content until all kids are metrosexuals


26 posted on 05/07/2013 9:28:15 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: TurboZamboni

When I was in school, the lesbians in gym class did most of the bullying.


27 posted on 05/07/2013 9:31:46 AM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby.)
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To: Da Coyote

[[It will do nothing of the kind, and will only result on more legal bull Obama stinking up the already polluted atmosphere surrounding public schools.]]

So when a teacher forces their students to worship in a mosque (as they did in boston) the parents will be able to sue the school for bullying hteir kids

When teachers belittle kids for beign conservatives, their parents can sue the school for bullyign hteir kids

When Christian kids are ridiculed for their faith and treated differently by staff than other kids, their parents can then sue the school for bullying their kids-

When Christian kids are told to stop prayign in school, and swtop carryign and displayign hteir bible, they can sue hteir school for bullying them-

When kids are told they can’t display religious symbols such as neclaces of crosses, or even t-shirts with a religiosu logo- they can sue gtheir school for bullying them

This is not goign to go well- in a liberal’s mind, only liberal atheist kids and homosexuals are victims of bullying


28 posted on 05/07/2013 9:32:50 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Pontiac

[[All the Democrats solution will do is spend money.]]

Well, no, it wil ldo more than that- it will get kids suspended or expelled from school for pointign to the sky after a touchdown or basket or goal- it will get kids suspended or expelled from school for mentioning God or Jesus on school grounds- etc etc etc


29 posted on 05/07/2013 9:34:28 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Neoliberalnot

[[We need bills to restrict government bullying, corruption, and terms of service.]]

They are above the law- they can bully Christians and peopel of morality, and htey can rob peopel in any ivnentive ways that they like- but they are exempt fro mtheir own laws agaisnt bullying


30 posted on 05/07/2013 9:37:57 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

[[No law is needed if we simply applied the laws that exist.]]

Those laws didn’t go far enough in violating hte right to free speech of Christians and peopel of faith and morality- this new bill will go that far-


31 posted on 05/07/2013 9:38:59 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: jdege

The bill should be relabeled, Anti-opposition to sexual perverts, queer rimmers, felchers, and gerbiling proponents.


32 posted on 05/07/2013 10:20:16 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: TurboZamboni

I developed an anti-bullying policy about 45 years ago. It was called my fist. It was very effective and the bullies left me alone after it was strenuously deployed.


33 posted on 05/07/2013 10:53:25 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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