The mayor of Porterville, California is under fire after he made some rather insensitive remarks about kids that are victims to bullying.

Mayor Cameron Hamilton, who is in favor of anti-bullying, said at recent city council meeting that he is getting tired of bullying and that maybe it's time kids that are bullied "grow a pair and stick up for them damn selves."

The council was considering a measure to create "Safe Zones" at schools, and for some reason this guy was against it. He would just rather the kids stand up and defend themselves.

This story is now making its way through the national media and the mayor's comments have a lot of parents upset. Still, many are not for these "Safe Zones" that were proposed because they feel like it would not be effective, and would be just a waste of tax payer money.


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