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The bullying blame game
A Wisconsin city tickets and fines the parents of bullies — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation
 
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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.

 
Samantha Rollins is TheWeek.com's news editor. She has previously worked for The New York Times and TIME and is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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