“Rebecca’s Law” would make bullying a criminal offense. There would be two levels: Bullying, a misdemeanor, and aggravated bullying, a felony.
The mother of Rebecca Sedwick, the Florida 12-year-old who committed suicide after being bullied relentlessly, is now pushing for a new law in her daughter’s name.
Katelyn Roman, one of the two Florida girls accused of bullying a classmate to the point of suicide, joined America’s Newsroom this morning. Felony aggravated stalking charges against the two girls have now been dropped.
Charges have been dropped against two Florida teenagers who were arrested after the tragic suicide of a classmate. The girls were suspected of participating in a harsh bullying campaign against 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick, who jumped to her death from an abandoned building.
One of the two Florida girls who was accused of bullying 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick to death will have her pre-trial hearing today. Jose Baez, who is defending Katelyn Roman, appeared on America's Newsroom and said the sheriff in the case needs to stick to law enforcement.
Vivian Vosburg, stepmother of one of the suspects in the Rebecca Sedwick bullying-suicide case, has been arrested on charges not related to the arrest of her daughter.
Should the parents of two Florida girls arrested following the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick also be charged?
Two girls, ages 12 and 14, have been arrested in the tragic suicide of a Florida girl who jumped to her death from a tower at an abandoned concrete plant. Police say Rebecca Sedwick, 12, faced constant torment at the hands of the two suspects for nearly a year before taking her own life last month.