Churches can help youth fight cyberbullies - UMC.orgFaith-based organizations are powerful forces against cyberbullying and bullying of all kinds. It's time that we arm them with the information they need and resources essential for them to deliver the message.
One correction to this article, however. All fifty states have one form of harassment law that covers cyberbullying activities that arise to criminal levels. and the federal cyberstalking law governs anonymous communications designed to annoy.
But criminal prosecutions are not the answer. Education, modelling and providing trained and trusted adults is.
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