The Upshot

Video shows bully attacking 15-year-old gay student

The Upshot

More and more people are speaking out against bullying, but the practice remains distressingly common in the nation's schools. All too often, gay teens are the victims. The newest example is especially disturbing.

In Chillicothe, Ohio, a 15-year-old gay teen was beaten in a school classroom. The incident was captured on camera, revealing a classroom full of students who did nothing to break up the assault.

The attacking student has received a three-day suspension, but Rebecca Collins, mother of the student who was beaten,  says this isn't enough. She is pursuing her options with law enforcement. Her son, who was also harassed on Facebook,  suffered a possible concussion and a chipped tooth in the attack. You can watch the video footage of the assault after the jump, but should be warned that it makes for disturbing viewing.

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