Michigan Republicans Make It OK To Bully Kids, So Long As You Do It For Jesus

Seriously this is so messed up…why is it ok to pick on kids so long as you think your imaginary friend is telling you they are “evil”?

Michigan has finally passed anti-bullying legislation called Matt’s Safe School Law, named for a boy who committed suicide after anti-gay hazing. So why does the boy’s father, Kevin Epling, not support the legislation? Simple: Republicans introduced a provision that allows bullying in the case of religious or moral viewpoints. It also doesn’t mention anything about bullying for sexual orientation or gender identity.

more here and here.