Colorado lawmakers cleared the way for a bill to make cyberbullying a crime on Monday, settling a dispute over religious speech.
A bill to crack down on cyberbullying appears headed to approval in the Colorado Senate.
Bullying on social media would be penalized with a misdemeanor harassment charge and possible jail time with a bill approved by Colorado House lawmakers.
A bill that would create new criminal penalties for cyberbulling in Colorado is moving forward at the state Capitol.
A high school student who was the victim of repeated bullying on social media looked on from her wheelchair Friday as the Colorado House advanced legislation that would create new criminal penalties for online harassment.
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.
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.
Victims of cyberbullying recounted their stories to state lawmakers in hopes of turning online bullying to be labeled a crime in Colorado.
Bullying through text messages or social media would be a misdemeanor in Colorado under a bill passed by the state House.
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.