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Another teen bullied to death; another reason for a new Christianity

Thursday, December 8, 2011
Jacob Rogers
Another kid has been bullied into killing himself. His name is Jacob Rogers. He went to Cheatham County Central High School, in Ashland City, TN. Apparently he'd been being pretty severely bullied for four years... ...

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Friends say classmate killed himself due to anti-gay bullying

Thursday, December 8, 2011
Jacob Rogers
ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. -- Students at a local school are grieving a classmate. Friends say the young man took his own life because he couldn't take any more bullying. ...

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School district suspends students as a ressult of Jamey Rodemeyer bullying

Monday, December 5, 2011
Jamey Rodemeyer
EAST AMHERST, N.Y. -- The Williamsville Central School District concluded its investigation into the Jamey Rodemeyer case last week by suspending some North High School students after Amherst police closed their criminal investigation Nov. 22 without filing charges. ...

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Police: No criminal charges relating to Jamey Rodemeyer’s suicide

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Jamey Rodemeyer
Police in Amhert, N.Y. on Tuesday announced there would be no charges filed against the bullies who allegedly drove 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer to commit suicide on Sept. 18. ...

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10-year-old girl hangs herself after teasing which included gender-based bullying

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Ashlynn Conner
DANVILLE, Ill. -- A Vermilion County, Ill., family is in mourning after discovering that their daughter, 10-year-old Ashlynn Conner was found dead hanging in her closet in what the local coroner, Peggy Johnson, described as an apparent suicide. ...

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Student Non-Discrimination Act needed to protect LGBT students from bullying

Sunday, November 13, 2011
It’s essential that the Student Non Discrimination Act becomes part of Elementary and Secondary Education re-Authorization Act (ESEA) when it comes for vote in the Senate. It will expand the protection from bullying based on: religion, sex, national origin and ...

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Michigan’s children speak out against Republican pro-bullying legislation

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Michigan state Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing) is leading the fight against against GOP efforts to create a "license to bully" that gives kids the ability to bully based on "religious or moral convictions." ...

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Critics blast anti-bullying law for allowing exceptions based on religion, moral beliefs

Thursday, November 3, 2011
The Michigan state Senate on Wednesday passed the "Matt's Safe School Law," an anti-bullying bill that contained a last minute addition by senate Republicans that essentially nullified the bill by allowing an exception to the law for "a sincerely held ...

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Canadian LGBTQ advocacy group calls for full review on issue of youth suicide

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
TORONTO -- Egale Canada -- the Canadian national LGBT human rights organization -- has written to the Chief Coroner for the province of Ontario, Dr. Andrew McCallum, requesting a full coroner's review on the issue of LGBTQ youth suicide. ...

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Canadian Parliament calls for acceptance, tolerance in wake of gay teen’s suicide

Friday, October 21, 2011
John Baird
In a speech before the House Of Commons on Thursday, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, told the gathered Members of Parliament and ministers that there is no place in the nation's schools for the bullying that drove an openly ...

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