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Video: Father of tragic teen calls for new laws against bullying

Published 15/11/2012 | 05:00

The father of teen suicide victim Ciara Pugsley told TDs and senators of the impact of his tragic loss as an anti-bullying expert said the fight against bullying should be backed up by law.

Jonathan Pugsley was part of a delegation from the Anti-Bullying Coalition that gave a presentation in Leinster House to raise awareness of the issue.

Speaking afterwards, Professor Mona O'Moore called for legislation similar to the Massachusetts Law introduced in the US following the suicide of Irish teenager Phoebe Prince in 2010.

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