A landmark ‘hate speech’ trial in Finland could banish Christianity from the public square

Jan 21, 2022 by

by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: A distinguished MP is accused of lèse-majesté against the LGBTQI+ lobby. Hate speech is a Thing. People do incite others to violence and they do vilify their enemies. In India, hate speech by prominent Hindu...

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Critics of transgender issues and immigration will be protected under new free speech laws

Dec 8, 2021 by

by Luke Rildey, GB News: The Law Commission said people with outspoken views should have stronger safeguards to be protected under freedom of speech laws and private conversations should also be protected. People who question migrants or...

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Watch what you say

Nov 11, 2021 by

by Lois McLatchie, The Critic: Having grown up on the famous “Bonnie Bonnie Banks” of Loch Lomond, I’ve always thought that Glasgow was the center of the universe. It was with some surprise this month that I saw the rest of the world...

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Dark day for Scotland as hate crime law is passed

Mar 13, 2021 by

By Kate Dunlop, The Conservative Woman: JUST when you think things cannot get much worse in Scotland, they do. With the backing of their perpetual supplicants, the ‘Greens’, the SNP government pushed their Hate Crime Bill through the...

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Do the police know the difference between offensive and offence?

Feb 23, 2021 by

by Dan Hitchens, UnHerd: Farcical scenes on the Wirral, where the police have apologised for a billboard reading “BEING OFFENSIVE IS AN OFFENCE”. Superintendent Martin Earl announced that this alarming declaration “although...

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Free speech is the first casualty of wokeness

Feb 20, 2021 by

by Tom Slater, spiked: If the government really wants to go to war on woke, it should fight for unfettered freedom of expression. But it won’t. Call me a cynic, but I suspect the government’s ‘war on woke’, trumpeted again in the...

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