A Wisconsin city has passed a law authorizing police to ticket and fine parents whose children are bullies. The city of Monona's parent-liability ordinance is aimed at parents who consistently deny that their kids could do any wrong and refuse to talk to police after bullying incidents. "This is for those times when we get the door slammed in our faces," said Monona's police chief.
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