Franken pushes bill to protect LGBT students from school bullying
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.
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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