Lawmaker works to protect refs

Posted at 11:53 PM, Jan 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-07 23:53:13-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- A Pennsylvania teacher and coach remains on leave after video appeared showing him head-butting a referee over the weekend. 

Now, an Indiana lawmaker is pushing a measure to help protect all refs in the state. 

He says high school refs have personally asked him for better protection, as these types of incidents are becoming much too common. 

Hear more about why the lawmaker wants to get the bill passed in the video player above. 


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