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Michigan version of Matt’s Law to be discussed on CNN–Epling suicide following hazing

CNN will present a segment on “Matt’s Safe School Law,” regarding potential additional Michigan legislation targetting bullying in state secondary schools. Matt Epling committed suicide four years ago which the father claims was hazing-connected. The time and date of show has yet to be announced, according to the Lansing Journal.

Older story with background on Epling suicide: Link here

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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