Anti-Bullying

Gov. Pat Quinn prepares to sign legislation requiring Illinois schools to develop and implement anti-bullying policies. (Credit; Craig Dellimore/CBS)

Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Legislation

State Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) said the legislation Gov. Pat Quinn signed Thursday would require all public schools to develop and carry out an anti-bullying policy.

06/26/2014

Millenium Park

Two Men Begin Cross-Country Walk In Chicago As Part Of Anti-Bullying Campaign

Two men on a campaign against bullying set out from Millennium park this morning on a long walk across the country.

10/05/2013

Two students fight when one is accused of bullying the other. (Credit: CBS)

Lawmaker: Rejection Of Anti-Bullying Bill Is ‘Disgusting’

An Illinois lawmaker called the state’s rejection of an anti-bullying ordinance “disgusting.” The bill was voted down after some conservative lawmakers expressed concern that it might be used to promote acceptance of homosexuality.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Two students fight when one is accused of bullying the other. (Credit: CBS)

Illinois Senate Rejects Anti-Bullying Measure Amid Religious Objections

Lawmakers failed to pass an enhanced anti-bullying law due to some members’ religious concerns.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Two students fight when one is accused of bullying the other. (Credit: CBS)

Prescott Elementary Students Take Up Anti-Bullying Campaign

Prescott Magnet School near Ashland and Wrightwood avenues has seen discipline problems decrease after students started an anti-bullying campaign.

WBBM Newsradio–12/09/2011