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on October 29, 2020 in World News

Scottish Justice Sec Demands ‘Hate Speech’ at Home Be Prosecuted

by Victoria Friedman Humza Yousaf has said that he wants Scotland’s new hate crime bill to criminalise conversations in private homes, if they allegedly stir up hatred. Journalists, Christians, secular groups, comedians, writers, academics, and the police have all come out in objection to the proposed Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill which would criminalise the perceived stirring up of hatred against a group with ‘protected characteristics’, such as religion, sexual orientation, or race. Despite reports last month that the proposed law would be ‘watered down’, so that authorities would still require evidence of intent to offend in order...

by Victoria Friedman Humza Yousaf has said that he wants Scotland’s new hate crime bill to criminalise conversations in private homes, if they allegedly stir up hatred. Journalists, Christians, secular groups, comedians, writers, academics, and the police have all...

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