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Freedom From the Thought Police

Posted by 1Law4All on April - 13 - 2017

Human Rights Commissioner’s Hate-Speech Law Idea Devoyd of Merit 4 April 2017 A group of 27 high-profile New Zealanders, including unlikely allies such as Don Brash, Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Dame Tariana Turia, have penned an open letter warning that freedom of speech is under threat. Kneejerk calls from Police and the Human Right Commission to introduce hate-speech laws will have the unintended consequence of suppressing free speech. Education, open  [ Read More ]

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