In light of the suicide of Tyler Clementi, who many believe killed himself because his roommate allegedly watched webcam footage of him sexually engaged with another man, New Jersey's General Assembly and Senate passed the “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights", which would toughen anti-bullying rules in schools. The new laws would require schools to have anti-bullying programs and colleges to write anti-bullying measures into their codes of conduct. The bill had been in the works for almost a year, but gained momentum after Clemeti's death. It now goes to Governor Chris Christie for approval.
New Jersey Pushes Country's Toughest Anti-Bullying Laws
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