Tyler Clementi anti-bullying bill reintroduced in Congress

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โ€œSchools need to take bullying, harassment and humiliation seriously, by making it official policy,โ€ Jane Clementi said. โ€œWe support this legislation because no other student should have to feel the pain and humiliation that Tyler felt after he had been web-camed by his roommate.โ€


Legislation named after Tyler Clamenti was reintroduced in Congress. (Photo courtesy Facebook) Legislation named after Tyler Clamenti was reintroduced in Congress. (Photo courtesy Facebook) Lawmakers reintroduced a bill in Congress on Wednesday named after an 18-year-old Rutgers University student who committed suicide in 2010 after his roommate posted a video of his private romantic encounter with another man online.

The bill, the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act, was introduced in the House by Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and in the Senate by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.). The only out lesbian in the U.S. Senate, Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), is an original co-sponsor for the Senate bill.

In a statement, Murray said the legislation is necessary because students needโ€ฆ

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