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I hear what you're saying because I'm American and enjoy free speech,
U mad bro?
If you want to spout hate speech, and curse, you can do it anywhere else you want to
You wont do it here
That kind of disgusting drivel has no place in a decent society or this board
You have been warned
Exactly, and that's the way the UK feels about hate speech and hate crimes too.
And I'm glad they prosecute in these cases and long may we continue to do so.
Warning maybe or maybe a small fine for extreme cases.
Thats the problem people are being jailed for "bad words". Surely prison is for violent crminals only?
Not really, your goverment is attacking it already and has been since 2001.
reply to post by crazyewok
Rah rah rah special American posting here.
but I have the constitution to protect me
Really? See I thought prison was for people who broke the law?
99% of crime is non-violent, prisons would be empty if only violent criminals were inside.
reply to post by blupblup
Good to see you blup.
The thing is mate, it's one thing for opposing fans to call Spurs fans Yids, they actively embrace the term themselves. It's another to make offensive jokes about Jews burning in Belsen etc / Munich air disaster / Hillsborough / Bradford etc.
Not allowed to call Scousers bin dippers?
Any welsh clubs supporters sheep shaggers?
Man Utd fans are almost universally known as Scum, offensive?
Hartlepool - monkey hanging chimp chokers?
As in most things it's about context.
Had to laugh at the fuss made over the gay chants made at Brighton games - every single gay person I know, not that there's many but there are a few, found them hilarious.
Wonder when they are going to start kicking up a stink about the 'offensive' name of the Washington Redskins and the Atlanta Braves?