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times Hate crime law will have 'detrimental effect on free speech', warns Church

2 weeks 4 days ago #229 by Born Again Christians
It is like Scotland is under punishment from God like Israel back in the Babylonian Captivity. Where the SNP government are pushing a Marxist agenda on our nation, they scary thing is that the opposition government parties are asleep and are not confronting the SNP party on this issue of free speech.

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2 weeks 1 day ago #236 by Born Again Christians
Concerns have been raised about the free speech implications of plans to extend hate crime legislation in Scotland.
The proposed Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill "seeks to modernise and extend existing hate crime legislation".

One proposed addition to existing laws would create new offences relating to stirring up hatred that apply to all listed characteristics including age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, transgender identity and variations in sex characteristics. At present, the offences relate only to race.

The Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee has been seeking views on the proposals and will analyse responses in the coming months. ...

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