A girl that I went to school with killed herself thanks to the efforts of a relentless cyber bully. This person repeatedly told her to kill herself via multiple social media accounts, told her she was worthless, ugly, etc. She was open about her depression and anxiety, and this person bullied her anyway.
Do you think people who do this should be punished?
- No, it shouldn't be punishable by lawVote A
- Yes, it should be punishable by lawVote B
Also, bear in mind that she was only 18
Most Helpful Guy
I've been a victim of real, physical bullying and cyber bullying. CB is no where near as bad as people make it seem, you can literally make it end when you want to. Before people say, "no you can't," "it happens all the time," "how can you avoid it," and all that bs, let me explain that, Yes, you can in fact distance yourself from cyber bullying.
Second off, bullying, as dumb as this sounds, is already addressed in the law. All 50 U. S. states have some sort of 'anti-bullying legislation' ie. No Child Left Behind Act, 2001. New Jersey has laws that require all schools to report bullying and then create plans to address it. Cyber bullying cases can fall under Criminal Harassment jurisdiction and sometimes stalking.
SO should bullying be punished by law, no I don't think it should be a federally regulated issue, however, It IS.
To quote the illustrious Tyler the Creator on the topic of cyber bullying "Hahahahahahahaha How The Fuck Is Cyber Bullying Real Hahahaha Nigga Just Walk Away From The Screen Like Nigga Close Your Eyes Haha."
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Most Helpful Girl
Bullying should be against a law in my opinion... its not right to bully a person because they "feel like it"...
I was bullied throughout junior high school... this dumb retarded butthurt bitch picked on me because I made a face at her when really the sun was in my eyes.. for some odd reason she followed me after school everyday, spit in my hair, cursed me out, called me ugly, said things about me that wasn't true... one day she had the WHOLE school of grade 8 waiting for me after school.. gosh I was terrified! my mom came to pick me up... I didn't commit suicide...
some people need to toughen up, become thick skinned... in the real world people will eat you alive... and its survival of the fittest out there.1