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Anti-Bullying Bill

An anti-bullying law that replaces one some found too weak is now in place.

Governor Mark Dayton used an outdoor ceremony Wednesday to sign a bill toughening Minnesota's stand against bullying. The bill passed overnight after a protracted House debate.

Dayton said the bill strengthens existing anti-bullying laws.

Supporters say it will provide a safer learning environment for children. Critics argue it will subject more kids to punishment for expressing their religious beliefs or engaging in other youthful behavior.

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Locations : Minnesota
People : Mark Dayton
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