dwer (dwer) wrote in politicartoons,

Oh, that Tea Party Jesus...


Wilson's characterization of SB 555 is inaccurate in several ways. First of all, it would not "criminalize" teasing.

"If you create a crime [in a law], you need to put words in the law like 'sentencing' or 'imprisoned,'" explained a Senate staffer who declined to be named to speak openly. "[The law] is just not creating any crimes. That's just incorrect."

It's also not banning teasing between students. It prohibits discrimination by public schools, and it makes sure a school responds to cases of pervasive harassment that interfere with a child's education.

If only it DID criminalize bullying...

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