WHEREAS, the protection of the public is an ongoing concern for the Democratic Party, and Whereas, with the increased connectivity of social media and the internet, a new form of harassment called cyberbullying has surfaced which has affected all ages of life in California, and

WHEREAS, in some cases it has resulted in the loss of employment or business to adults, loss of grades to suicide in children,

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Democratic party fully supports efforts to curb and prevent online harassment of both children and adults,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the California Democratic Party supports a private right of action wherein the victim may seek injunctive relief, the identity of the individuals who are cyberbullying and damages.

Sponsored by Lenore Albert-Sheridan Ronald O'Donnell, Bianca Barrientos, and Jerrod Fish


Adopted by the California Democratic Party
At its Summer/Fall 2015 E-board Meeting
Hyatt Regency
August 16, 2015

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