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Michigan Republicans protect religious bullies - place LGBT kids in danger

There is growing outrage and disgust aimed at a recently passed bill in the Michigan Senate that would allow teachers and students to harass and bully others as long as they can claim their actions are rooted in a "sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction."

Wednesday, the Republican-controlled state senate in Michigan passed an anti-bullying bill that protects school bullies instead of those they victimize. The bill passed by the Republican controlled state senate is clearly a nod to conservative Christians, who want to preserve their right to torture and torment gay and lesbian youth in the public school.

Since the law allows bullying based on religious and moral convictions, those who truly believe homosexuality is wrong are free to torment and torture LGBT students without fear of consequence.

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Posted in: News on November 11, 2011 @ 12:20 AM

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