Editorial comments: Bullying

The following comments were generated from an editorial by FOX6 WBRC-TV General Manager Lou Kirchen, which first aired on Tuesday, June 8, 2010.

Gerry from Hueytown

I'm actually the mother of a daughter that has been bullied at high school...We did take measures to have it stopped. We did go to the police and things like that...There is a major problem of bullying going on. It's in every school, it's not just here. It's the way kids are raised. They're not raised with morals no more. And something needs to be done about it.

Harold from Birmingham wrote:

On the issue of bullying, I think it's the parents and the teachers job to watch out for what these kids do. Teachers have kids the majority of the day and they sometimes see certain things the parent doesn't see. And another thing, too many parents want to be a friend to their kids. You have to be a parent first then a friend. Yes, that means getting in your child's business, monitor what they are doing on the computer, schedule days to sit in their classes when you can ask the teacher what if any problems they are having. Parents have to parents first.

Jerry from Empire

There is no place for bullies in this world. I was a victim of a bully for many years. And there's just no place for them. The need to be dealt with, they should be dealt with in a proper manner.

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