Megan Meier

St. Louis on the Air
4:38 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Tina Meier Reflects On Seventh Anniversary Of Daughter's Suicide, Cyberbullying Prevention Efforts

Megan Meier
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Today marks the seventh anniversary of the death of 13-year-old Megan Meier, a St. Charles County girl who killed herself after being the victim of online bullying.

This month, cyberbullying is again in the news for a tragic reason. A 12-year-old girl from Florida, Rebecca Sedwick, committed suicide in response to cruel messages she received on her phone.

"What breaks my heart, is not only just what that child [Rebecca Sedwick] was going through...but now also her family...and the entire ripple effect," said Tina Meier, mother of Megan.

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Harassment Law
2:44 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Mo. court strikes down part of 2008 harassment law

The Missouri Supreme Court building in Jefferson City, Mo.
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The Missouri Supreme Court has struck down part of a state harassment law enacted after the suicide of a St. Charles County teenager who was teased over the Internet.

The high court on Tuesday invalidated a 2008 state law defining harassment to cover anyone who "knowingly makes repeated unwanted communication to another person."

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