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Why advocates for the free speech of kids in school oppose the Governor's anti-bullying bill

(Thanks for sharing a different perspective on the anti-bullying bill discussed in this post. The bill cleared the Iowa Senate on a bipartisan vote but stalled in the Iowa House.   - promoted by desmoinesdem)

Kids in Iowa have a right to safe, nondiscriminatory school environments where their civil and constitutional rights are protected. Those rights include freedom of expression and due process. Bullying is a serious problem that warrants thoughtful action by schools and policymakers. But attempts to remedy bullying should not trample on the free speech of students.

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