Illinois House passes landmark gay-inclusive anti-bullying bill

The Illinois house of representatives Friday passed a landmark bill protecting gays from bullying in school, according to the Advocate.
Bullying because of sexual orientation.
Illinois passes landmark, gay-inclusive anti-bullying bill. (Courtesy of Santa Clara County Library)

The Illinois house of representatives Friday passed a landmark bill protecting gays from bullying in school, according to the Advocate.

In a 108-0 vote, the house passed the bill, which requires schools to adopt anti-bullying policies inclusive of sexual orientation and gender identity, among other things.

For the original Advocate article, click here.

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