Bullying is an emotional subject in Western New York. Since Williamsville North Freshman Jamey Rodemeyer took his own life last year after enduring years of bullying, the word "bully" is not taken so lightly. That's why the following the story caught my eye.
Following the suicide of Williamsville teen last year, the Erie County Legislature has unanimously approved cyberbullying legislation. Lawmakers noted how the Williamsville North teenager tragically took his own life after being bullied online for years as they approved the measure. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is looking for public comments on the proposal before deciding whether to sign it into law.
Jamey Rodemeyer, the young man from Williamsville who ended his own life to escape the torment of bullies has a new champion for his cause. Lady Gaga heard his story and was so moved that she tweeted the following
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