Michigan State Senator Gretchen Whitmer took the floor in the state senate, and ripped apart her Republican colleagues over a recent bill that would actually end up protect bullies. The bill was of course, originally written to protect children, but conservatives added language that specifically allows bullying to occur based on religious or moral reasons.
The worst part is, like so many trick bills, the bill is ironically called Matt’s Safe School Law. The law was originally inspired by Matt Epling, a Michigan teen who committed suicide shortly after being bullied for being gay.”After the way you have gutted it [the bill], it wouldn’t have done a damn thing to save Matt,” Senator Gretchen Whitmer says in disgust. Read more on HuffingtonPost.