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Franken pushes bill to protect LGBT students from school bullying

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This week, U.S. Senator Al Franken, D-Minnesota, reintroduced the Student Non-Discrimination Act, which protects students who are--or are perceived to be--lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) from harassment, discrimination, and violence at school.

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Franken's bill extends to LGBT students the same rights to protection from discrimination as other kids have based on their gender, religion, disability, race, or national origin.

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