The UK continues to swirl around the drain…
Jordan Peterson: ”In order to think, you must be willing to offend”. The idiocy of government officials opting for political expediency over what is just and right. How dare they impose their radical views upon the public, declaring themselves the sole arbitrator of human speech, who can be criticized and who can’t be. There is no difference between what’s being proposed and how the USSR and any other dictatorship has acted throughout history.
UK Proposes Six Year Prison Sentences for Online Posts Against Religion, Transgender
People promoting “hostility” towards a religion or the transgendered online could get much harsher sentences, of up to six years in jail, especial if they have a large online audience according to new proposals.
The Sentencing Council for England and Wales has drafted changes to public order offences, including anyone perceived as targeting online a “protected characteristics” including “race; sex; disability; age; sexual orientation; religion or belief; pregnancy and maternity; and gender reassignment.”
The most severe punishments will be handed to those “in a position of trust, authority or influence and abuses their position to stir up hatred,” such as political leaders or figureheads and anyone whose offences are “persistent.”
If an “offender was a member of, or was associated with, a group promoting hostility based on race or religion,” their sentence will also be harsher.