Bullying Laws: Why the government cannot and should not legislate on moral grounds

The website bullyingstatistics.com puts it succinctly by noting that “Because of the wide-spread amount of bullying, it is more important than ever for parents and teachers to check in with children about bullying.” Just as the government’s role is to protect us, the role of the parents is to protect and raise their children. This is not the government’s role, not the Internet’s role, not the television’s role, not reality television’s role—but parents’.