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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Tuesday night in Southern California there will be a big vote in a city where the council will consider making bullying a crime.

Carson wants to be one of this country's first bully-free zones. Anyone who targets someone under the age of 25 and makes them feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, threatened, harassed or molested would have to pay up.

The first offense would be $100, the second offense is $200, and the third could bring a criminal misdemeanor charge.

If the city council passes the ordinance, local law enforcement would then get training on how to enforce it. It would go into effect on June 19.
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