JK Rowling BOLDLY challenged Scotland's new Hate Crime Act: 'I look forward to being arrested'

JK Rowling BOLDLY challenged Scotland’s new Hate Crime Act: ‘I look forward to being arrested’


Scotland is not a promising place to live if you value free speech.

The country just passed the Hate Crime and Public Order Act, which makes it a criminal offense to stir up hatred with threatening or abusive behavior on the basis of characteristics including age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and transgender identity.

One famous author took it upon herself to test the new act, daring the Scottish government to arrest her for violating its new laws against “hate speech.”

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“The new legislation is wide open to abuse by activists who wish to silence those of us speaking out about the dangers of eliminating women’s and girl’s single sex spaces, the grotesque unfairness of allowing males to compete in female sports, and

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