Cyberbullying

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Colorado Cyberbullying Bill Shelved This Year

A Colorado proposal cracking down on bullies who harass young people through text messages and social media has failed, shocking the bill’s sponsor and prompting her supporters to say they will try again next year.

04/10/2014

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Colorado Hunter In Crosshairs After Online Bullying By Anti-Hunting Activists

A picture of a hunter posing on Facebook with her kill, a mountain lion, has put her in the cross hairs of groups that oppose hunting. She claims she’s being harassed online by animal activists- some have threatened her life.

03/27/2014

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Cyberbullying Victims Want Online Bullying Labeled A Crime In Colorado

Victims of cyberbullying recounted their stories to state lawmakers in hopes of turning online bullying to be labeled a crime in Colorado.

03/26/2014

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Colorado Cyberbullying Bill Passes House

Bullying through text messages or social media would be a misdemeanor in Colorado under a bill passed by the state House.

03/12/2014

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Colorado Cyberbullying Bill Advances

Bullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that won initial approval in the House Monday.

03/10/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers Trying To Make Cyberbullying A Crime

Bullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that advanced unanimously out of a House committee Monday.

02/24/2014

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New Bill Would Make It Easier To Prosecute Cyber-Bullying Cases

Some Colorado lawmakers say not enough is being done in the state to protect children and teenagers from bullying online or over cellphones, and they are trying to change that.

02/21/2014

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Today’s kids spend anywhere from 8-11 hours a day typing, tweeting and texting. That’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics says kids need to go on a “media diet.” CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains some new guidelines.

10/28/2013

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Colorado Investigators Warn About Website Known For Cyberbullying

The arrests this week in a bullying case out of Florida highlights the dangers for children online.

10/16/2013

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Facebook Page Targeted Female High School Students In Fort Collins

It’s down now, but students at a Fort Collins high school say a Facebook page led to a weekend of bullying for some students. While the page is gone, plenty of questions remain about punishment.

03/26/2013

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