Tag Archives: freedom of speech

UKIP candidate pretending to be reasonable

Anti racists on the whole have no objection to expressing ideas – we do object to incitement and demonisation. When that happens we also claim the right to freedom of speech. When that happens we cry “racist” because it’s true! Continue reading

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The Convention 14: The right to freedom of expression

There is no legal protection from being offended. Taking offence does not remove another person’s right to freedom of expression. Continue reading

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Freedom of speech

Yesterday I signed a petition calling upon the British government to proscribe, to ‘outlaw’ in other words, the English Defence League (EDL). I also advertised the petition on social media and suggested that others do the same. Shortly after I … Continue reading

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