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Sixteen minutes before the hour now the White House taking a stand against bully.
The Obama administration today announced that schools could lose federal funding if they don't stop the harassment.
This is lawmakers in New Jersey wants some of the toughest anti bullying laws in the nation following the suicide of a Rutgers University freshman last month.
You'll remember eighteen year old Tyler Clemente jumped off the George Washington Bridge between Jersey and New York.
After investigators say his roommate and another student set up a webcam and secretly well webcast of the images of him live.
Actually I think -- was making out with another guy.
It's our legal panel Fox News legal analyst former prosecutors self -- right now and the criminal defense attorney -- so when he.
Is there a limit.
I mean this this New Jersey law we'll get into the sales of it but can you over prevent is there a point where you reach a point of diminishing returns.
In this scenario Shep we are facing an absolute epidemic across the country and for once is a piece of knee jerk.
Reactionary legislation that I actually agree with you and what they're doing in New Jersey is saying set up a policy set up a committee set up -- director.
Have a place for these kids to go that sold -- not criminalizing the conduct.
And this is a bipartisan bill yeah which is if you -- New Jersey politics almost unheard of so it's certainly going to be signed by the governor.
Which is doing -- though he would require anti bullying programs in hole K through twelve classes.
And language in college codes.
Of conduct to address -- so they're getting from.
Kindergarten all the way through college the Beijing legislating common sense I mean that would happen at Rutgers was an absolute tragedy everybody knows that.
And that this is what to -- reaction.
And if commonsensical -- we should be doing.
The rule of thumb for the -- you never.
Create a law that's not gonna be -- force -- the Obama administration.
Is proposing is that if a school has repeated bullying.
The federal government is gonna pull their support from that school.
Do you really ever see that happening you really ever see somebody.
A school that has two kids -- do something very stupid they believe that when they're gonna pull the federal funding.
For -- two kids are jerks the whole rest of the school is gonna be punished it doesn't make sense is not logical these -- -- care for them to do something about this is that.
But the execution is terribly let's go back to the Rutgers student you can make the argument and in fact the argument is being made.
That this roommate and friend of his female friend down all.
Who who set up a webcam and and watched and have this make out session with the sky.
Wasn't so much anti the process of one guy make -- -- -- got he was just more -- I caught you these doing it again DA didn't mean anything by.
It is is an argument that you can make I'm not saying message.
Sure of what New Jersey is doing is -- putting students on notice that this behavior is intolerable.
And there -- ramifications for your actions it's no different than the news corporation for every other corporation in America.
As a policy of sexual harassment.
Where one employee you're aware of you put -- notice -- it and that's it and that's what they're doing -- I remember coach gun and I always bring up Tommy gun that had mastered the Marshall academy back in the day and he would stand in the hall.
With the board of education.
And if some people got caught doing some believe you get three links to the wrong and it worked it hurt like hell.
My family or a way to go back not -- -- -- kids or even on the but I guess but -- it.
It was very effective arm and -- and Joe -- grew up in the same environment and polygraph and my dad would go until the teachers on the first day of school.
It's my position -- is -- -- line.
He can get his -- warm.
And you'll be your his parent when I'm not around and -- using the now people get arrested.
But -- maybe you need this law maybe maybe new Jersey's on to something given the climate change that -- happened just in.
The short twenty -- years that you and I've been.
That he got New Jersey is getting ahead of the curve with technology the -- that would that offer was subjected to unfortunately and as a young guy.
He's very different and what's going on today you have FaceBook.
Twins that technology I was -- thought I was cold bucket and be Americans -- and he's a big guy he got his troops can handle audio duck and I walk funny.
You're the lead singer they and you both have.
That's my defense lawyer at New -- yeah.
Thirteen okay had to work created big you're right you're brave don't keep the way to bring aliases and hit -- -- -- point.
There was no FaceBook there was no Twitter that was out of this up there we should get your name written on up in the bathroom wall so to speak.
So something easily done shipping needs to be well thought out when the Obama administration would just federalized say if you could -- the problem -- we're gonna -- the federal funding.
That's that's ludicrous it's absolutely -- all the tough guy -- After residents are.
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