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Fair Lawn Finds Students Anti-Israel Tweets Don't Rise To Bullying

Bethany Koval's anti-Israel Tweets were deemed free speech, not bullying.
Bethany Koval's anti-Israel Tweets were deemed free speech, not bullying. Photo Credit: Twitter

FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- A teen from Fair Lawn accused of violating the state's anti-bullying laws was found innocent, reports nj.com.

Bethany Koval, 16, was reprimanded at Fair Lawn High School for social media posts about Israel, reports nj.com.

Koval, an Israeli Jew, said she was posting her political opinions online, which is free speech, reports nj.com.

ACLU-NJ said the case outlines how the anti-bullying law can be mis-used to silence free expression, reports nj.com.

Click here to read the nj.com story.

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