The Protectors

Fox News Articles written by Paul Coughlin

Bullies go shopping in September. They shop for targets. Here are 5 ways to protect kids

School is finally in. And unfortunately, so is bullying. Bullies go shopping in September, and it’s not just for school clothes or supplies. They shop for targets. (September 19, 2016)

1436550870145-2Terrorists Aren’t the Only Ones Who Terrorize

As we struggle to comprehend the growing evil of the terrorist group ISIS, we need to look no further than our own neighborhood bullies to understand key weaknesses within ISIS’s tactics in order to thwart them. (July 10, 2015)

1430416632865NFL 2015: Why I hope Ray Rice gets back into the game

Last year NFL star Ray Rice committed a single act of unforgettable and inexcusable violence against then fiancee Janay Palmer. This year he and his now wife Janay hope he will be back in the NFL, a platform he has used to aggressively combat adolescent bullying in the past. As the founder of an anti-bullying organization, I hope he gets a second chance and continues his anti-bullying crusade this year, and for many years to come. (Jan 16, 2015)

Why football1422819709612 is source of so much bullying, hazing in America

The NFL is gaining hard-fought yardage against its bullying culture. But why is high school football so blindsided? (Oct 14, 2014)

anr_gray_110413A Rosa Parks moment for the NFL?

History reminds us that through the portal of individual injustice and abuse strangely flows the opportunity to let freedom ring. The NFL, with its reputation for no-nonsense reform on the battlefield, finds itself on the eve of such a hallowed moment taking place on America’s much larger battlefield for the health and well-being of our children: The fight against systematic abuse we euphemistically call bullying. (Nov 4, 2013)

bullytoughenupMom draws criticism, praise for blog urging bullied kids to toughen up

Stephanie Metz’s wide-ranging post spread on Facebook after she shared a link that was as much about oversensitive modern parents as it was about kids. (Nov 13, 2013 Midwest)

anhq_bully_102213Please, let’s remove the word ‘bullying’ from all sports pages

After being trounced 91-0 in football last Friday, an unnamed father from the losing team, Western Hills High School in TX, filed a formal complaint of bullying against the opposing coach, Tim Buchanan of Aledo High School, a team known for blow outs. (Oct 28, 2013)

reporter_harrigan_101613It’s all about contempt — how bullies really think about others

How to understand the two young women who bullied 2-year-old Rebecca of Lakeland, Florida to death? Though it is true that “hurting people hurt people,” more research reveals that the opposite is true when it comes to bullying. (Oct 18, 2013)

The only way to combat America’s bullying epidemic

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, as it has been since its inception in 2006. Yet since then, bullying continues to increase: some say it’s epidemic. (Oct 16, 2013)

Who’s the bully: Dan Savage attacks Christian teens in the name of tolerance

The “very aggressive and inappropriate” comments toward Christians made by anti-bullying advocate Dan Savage at a high school journalism conference this month make the syndicated sex columnist the wrong person to lead such a campaign, the founder of an anti-bullying group told (Apr 30, 2012)