The family of a 17-year-old California high school student sued by a classmate who allegedly made terrorist threats says legislators must protect children from potential litigation if they want them to speak out about violence.

"Why should they come forward when they're going to be faced with legal bills that are insurmountable?" Kim Tapia, mother of Kristina Tapia, said about students coming forward with information.

Kristina Tapia and her family support AB...

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