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A school in England has a new plan to eliminate bullying – by banning expensive jackets!

From Fox News:

Woodchurch High School in Wirral, in Northwest England, says students are no longer allowed to dress in jackets from Canada Goose, Moncler or Pyrenex, which cost up to 1,000 pounds ($1,280) each.

The Church of England academy sent a letter home to parents informing them that the ban is part of a “poverty proofing” scheme, according to MailOnline.

The letter said: “As you are all aware from an email that was sent out yesterday, pupils will not be permitted to bring in Canadian (sic) Goose and Monclair (sic) coats after the Christmas break.

WIBC host Tony Katz rightly noted Monday that the school’s policy will do nothing to stop bullying:

“This will not stop bullying; it will just make people cold. 

…You can’t make yourself feel better by keeping other people down, and that is exactly what this is a conversation about. Government doesn’t know how to do things; only the market can do things, and people need to learn to be resilient and know that they don’t need an expensive jacket to be okay.”

Click the link below to hear Tony’s full commentary: