New Jersey Funds Anti-Bullying Legislation With $1 Million In Grants

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) announced yesterday that the state will provide $1 million in grants to help implement the new anti-bullying law passed last year. The law, a response to the suicide of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi, is the most comprehensive anti-bullying provision in any state, but was deemed unconstitutional in January because the state had not provided funding for its implementation. These new grants seek to rectify that concern, and in addition, Christie said he will form a seven-member task force to review the law and assist in its implementation. Watch his announcement: