• Parents Could Be Fined Under New Anti-Bullying Bill

    6 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    Pennsylvania could fine parents $500 for their child's bullying
    Parents in Pennsylvania could soon pay steep fines for their children's bullying. Representative Frank Burns, D-Cambria, drafted a bill that would fine parents $500 when their child is caught bullying multiple times in one year.
    “Bullying is underreported and often unaddressed in any meaningful way,” Burns said in a statement. “When it's not addressed, bullying can escalate quickly from taunts and hurtful online posts to physical assaults and-in worst cases-suicide.” In 2015, the suicide rate among teen girls reached a 40-year...
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