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Mich. Senate Passes So-Called "License to Bully" Bill, Lawmaker Slams Vote

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ThinkProgress » LGBT
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November 3, 2011
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The Michigan state Senate on Wednesday passed a bullying bill that was amended to exclude the provisions including reporting requirements and enumeration, or listing, of protected classes. In addition, the legislation provides an exception which allows bullying based on “moral convictions.” Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D) delivered an impassioned speech rebuking the Republicans for “explicitly outlining how to get away with bullying.”