You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
Selecting an outfit to wear is not a comparable action with setting out to propagandize against a race, religion or community. That's why I reject your analogy.Neither dressing sexy nor gay is a criminal offence in the event of an attack.
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Europe is in the midst of disaster, only, they do not realize.
Being provocative and being prejudice are differnt things. I don't believe that either should be illegal (best to keep the rats in the light). I've been adressing your contention that people should be held legally liable for the provocation of murderous violence (not the prejudice part).Selecting an outfit to wear is not a comparable action with setting out to propagandize against a race, religion or community. That's why I reject your analogy.
And of course "incitement to discrimination and/or violence based racial, sexual or religious hatred" laws can be interpreted any number of ways and will, inevitably, be abused by those who desire greater power.
Your example of someone being convicted of holocaust denial is as good an example as any the limits of free speech in Europe.
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