Hate speech laws will never be enforced neutrally
Andy Mayer writes for CapX
IEA research featured in The Telegraph
The article said:
“To overcome what he claimed was ‘rising censorship’, he called for a new concept of free speech, focused on the intrinsic right of all individuals to express their opinions, regardless of their background or views.
“Mr Glendening cited the trebling of the number of non-crime hate incidents logged by police, which rose from 45,000 in 2013 to 120,000 now.
“Among the cases this year was one opened against a pensioner for putting up stickers that said: “Keep males out of women-only spaces.”
“In another, feminist Marion Miller was charged under section 127 of the Communications Act 2003 for an allegedly transphobic tweet. The case was later dropped.”
Read the full article here (and in The Daily Telegraph’s 31/10/2023 edition, page 12).
You can also read a full copy of Dictating Words here.