Police who warned man about ’transphobic’ tweet acted unlawfully

Police who warned man about ’transphobic’ tweet acted unlawfully

A UK court has ruled that police officers unlawfully interfered with a man’s right to freedom of expression by turning up at his place of work to speak to him about ’transphobic’ tweets. Harry Miller, a former police officer, said the actions of police had a ’substantial chilling effect’ on his right to free speech. The court ruled the actions of the police were a ’disproportionate interference’.

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O'Brien
O'Brien 1 weeks

Finally a good news story out of the UK concerning liberty and individual freedom. An important precedent.

Crimson Jester
Crimson Jester 1 weeks

About damn time

TehChuckles
TehChuckles 1 weeks

This hapens almost imedietely and after brexit... hrmmmmm

Max
Max 1 weeks

The police here, without blaming individuals who i am sure are good people, are a disgusting institution engaged in thought-policing of the native population who they, in their racism and classism see as dangerous, whilst turning a deliberate blind eye to non-natives, who they effectively treat as 'proles', and therefore beneath suspicion and investigation. The British police force is functionally evil.

IvoryDove
IvoryDove 1 weeks

The term "phobia", when applied in a political sense, is an ad hominen designed to stigmatize the public and force them to accept as normal, that which they naturally find to be offensive.

Carisa D
Carisa D 1 weeks

Didn’t they full on arrest some lady for an anti lgbt tweet awhile ago?

Seekster
Seekster 1 weeks

So there are actually some free speech rights in the UK?

Moogle Joestar
Moogle Joestar 1 weeks

Wait, UK has free speech?? Genuinely surprised, I thought you only had hate speech laws.

IvoryDove
IvoryDove 1 weeks

Given that there's literally ZERO scientific proof that a person's gender is based on feelings rather than biological construction, the only reasonable position government could take on the subject would be to tell people they can't claim to be a gender they aren't... If the government were to get into the debate. The best solution is for government to stay out of forcing any opinion on anyone.

VaasDC
VaasDC 1 weeks

hope hes back on triggernometry on YouTube.

Andrew Johnston
Andrew Johnston 1 weeks

There is no justice with social justice.

Up
Up 1 weeks

Trannies? Oh, you mean mentally I'll gays.

TheMadDane
TheMadDane 1 weeks

Uh, cops are heroes. I've been told that my whole life. 🤷‍♂️

Jack Donnager
Jack Donnager 1 weeks

Fantastic news

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Trans people are yucky

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