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Lawyers call for offence to be extended to private dwellings - meaning conversations at home could spark police probes and prison sentences
Hate talk in your home should be a potential crime, legal reformers will tell the Government. The Law Commission says the offence of stirring up division over race, religion or sexual orientation should extend to private dwellings. It means a dinner table conversation could lead to a police probe and a potential prison sentence. The proposal from the commission, headed by judges and lawyers, is in a 500-page consultation report on hate laws that will land on ministers’ desks next year. Free speech campaigners and MPs said the move was a mistake that would open the flood gates to more hate crime investigations, which have already risen to 100,000 a year. Harry Miller, a businessman, former policeman and founder of Fair Cop, which opposes hate crime rules, said: ‘If the private home law is adopted by Government, a comment over the dinner table about a huge range of people could lead to a prison sentence. ‘Human rights laws protecting privacy and family life would be in the bin. This is a neo-Marxist idea and will generate unfriendliness between different communities where there is none.’
The report suggests a dramatic expansion of the law to protect minority groups and sub-cultures who say they are hate speech victims. These include goths, punks, sexual fetishists and those who are asexual. The commission says naturists, climate change activists and vegans may deserve special support too. A key idea is that women should be protected from misogyny. Hate speech laws to guard the old and disabled are also being looked at by the commission. In Scotland, hate crime legislation covering private homes is already being considered by ministers.
And WE are paying for it willingly-people have been led to believe that high tech devices are fun and add something good to our lives.That its super cool to have the latest Iphone/video app..
This is not the reality-ALL tech devices are primarily surveillance tools for the mega corps who are far more powerful than governments,and are not elected.They control and steer governments around the world.
originally posted by: CrazeeWorld777
a reply to: Silcone Synapse
True about that ALEXA device... was the plan all along. Get people to buy and accept that device, next step to actually listen in on conversations (If they weren't doing it already via that device or something similar).
Also, this is another way for children to grass on their parents and friends as I'm sure children are being taught in schools to report on things they hear and see already.
You seen 'Equilibrium'? Probably a much more Dystopian Film than Minority Report actually. In fact it is.
originally posted by: sapien82
a reply to: CrazeeWorld777
queue every rangers celtic fan being thrown in jail on the Auld firm game day
same wae pubs , the amount of sectarian # they spout on auld firm day is unreal
there wont be enough courts or jails in the land