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Schools / Bullying / A Discussion #973776

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 01, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN coverage of bullying in schools reviewed; several photos of bullying suicide victims. [At hearings, says son was bullied, Sirdeaner WALKER†- outlines what she did about the bullying problem & how the school did not act.] Bullying legislation before Congress explained.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Focus on the Family education analyst Candi Cushman, Gay Lesbian & Straight Education Network Eliza Byard† & "Queen Bees & Wannabees" author Rosalind Wiseman† about the issue of the use of the bullying issue to push a gay agenda. [CUSHMAN - says kids should be protected from bullying for any reason; opposes raising controversial sexual topics in the classroom.] [BYARD - defends a bill {Safe Improvement Act} that mentions the characteristics of bullying.] [WISEMAN - says bullying does not exist without homophobia: that behavior has to be named.]

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