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Sens. Lautenberg, Holt plan to reintroduce anti-bullying bill named for Tyler Clementi

January 5, 2011

WASHINGTON - Two New Jersey lawmakers plan to try again this year to win passage of an anti-bullying bill named for a Rutgers University student who committed suicide last fall.

The Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act, which didn’t come up for a vote in the waning days of the last Congress, would require colleges and universities that receive federal funds to explicitly ban harassment based on a student’s sexual orientation...

Cases: Federal Anti-Harassment Bill Threatens First Amendment Rights on Campus