The Wall Street Journal passes along the chart below showing which states have adopted laws against cyberbullying, and which are still considering them.
Curiously, it's the culturally conservative states wherein folks might expect one to "grow a thick skin" that've taken the lead here. California is free of such laws - a proposed anti-bullying law with an online component was recently shot down by voters - as is Massachusetts. New York is currently considering one.
"The Internet penetrates into your own house and gives these kids no respite," said one supporter of anti-cyberbullying legislation. But First Amendment concerns have given others pause.Wall Street Journal.