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    PC Madness in UK?

    Mother is arrested in front of her children after calling a transgender woman a man | Daily Mail Online

    A mother was arrested in front of her children and locked up for seven hours after referring to a transgender woman as a man online. Three officers detained Kate Scottow at her home before quizzing her at a police station about an argument with an activist on Twitter over so-called 'deadnaming'.

    The 38-year-old, from Hitchin, Hertfordshire, had her photograph, DNA and fingerprints taken and remains under investigation. More than two months after her arrest on December 1, she has had neither her mobile phone or laptop returned, which she says is hampering her studies for a Masters in forensic psychology.
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    Re: PC Madness in UK?

    You think the police did this without evidence of her targeting Stephanie Hayden?

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    Re: PC Madness in UK?

    Americans who are planning to visit England should know that its government is much more politically correct than ours (so far).

    I believe that some of the comments allowed on this forum, for example, would not be allowed on the Internet in England.

    Be very careful.

    Hopefully, some Brits can elaborate on this topic.



    P.S. The OP's source is London's Daily Mail online edition. It regularly carries news about the States that most American newspapers will not report.
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    Re: PC Madness in UK?

    Meanwhile, in America we have a president who retweets and elevates a British hate group.

    No, I'm not too alarmed by Britain's attempts to protect minority populations from abuse. If you are a wannabe healthcare professional living in England, it is not too much to ask that you don't harass transgenders.

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    Re: PC Madness in UK?

    Quote Originally Posted by Westphalian View Post
    Mother is arrested in front of her children after calling a transgender woman a man | Daily Mail Online

    A mother was arrested in front of her children and locked up for seven hours after referring to a transgender woman as a man online. Three officers detained Kate Scottow at her home before quizzing her at a police station about an argument with an activist on Twitter over so-called 'deadnaming'.

    The 38-year-old, from Hitchin, Hertfordshire, had her photograph, DNA and fingerprints taken and remains under investigation. More than two months after her arrest on December 1, she has had neither her mobile phone or laptop returned, which she says is hampering her studies for a Masters in forensic psychology.
    Unlike the sense created by the headline and opening paragraphs of text, it appears Scottow was arrested for a "campaign" of harassment.

    High Court papers obtained by The Mail on Sunday detail how Mrs Scottow is accused of a 'campaign of targeted harassment' against Miss Hayden, allegedly motivated by her 'status as a transgender woman'.

    The papers claim that, as a 'toxic' debate raged online over plans to allow people to 'self-ID' as another gender, Mrs Scottow tweeted 'defamatory' messages about Miss Hayden.

    She is also alleged to have used accounts in two names to 'harass, defame, and publish derogatory and defamatory tweets' about Miss Hayden, including referring to her as male, stating she was 'racist, xenophobic and a crook' and mocking her as a 'fake lawyer'.

    I don't see a reason to be surprised by LEOs taking action in response to a fusillade of disparagement, but then I don't know what is UK law on such matters.
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    Re: PC Madness in UK?

    The question is why the police sent 3 officers to arrest a woman at her home for tweeting someone calling the complainant a man.

    Perhaps there is no more serious crime in the UK which might be a better use of police time? Also not sure why such matters are a criminal offence?
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    Re: PC Madness in UK?

    Quote Originally Posted by Xelor View Post
    Unlike the sense created by the headline and opening paragraphs of text, it appears Scottow was arrested for a "campaign" of harassment.
    He just needs to crap on some country in Europe since he can't defend the Putin regime very well.


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    Re: PC Madness in UK?

    Kate Scottow used two Twitter accounts, under different names, to unleash a 'campaign of harassment' against Stephanie Hayden. Aside from referring to Miss Hayden as a male, the mum-of-two also called her “racist, xenophobic and a crook” while also branding her a “fake lawyer.”

    You fail as is your habit.

    Speaking of "fail", that's what that rag you cite is called, "Daily Fail".

    Also "Daily Wail" and in both terms somehow you come to mind.
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    Re: PC Madness in UK?

    Quote Originally Posted by Westphalian View Post
    The question is why the police sent 3 officers to arrest a woman at her home for tweeting someone calling the complainant a man.

    Perhaps there is no more serious crime in the UK which might be a better use of police time? Also not sure why such matters are a criminal offence?
    The real question is why having started out with a , you then follow up with yet another

    Pathetic.
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    Re: PC Madness in UK?

    Quote Originally Posted by Xelor View Post
    *........................ but then I don't know what is UK law on such matters.
    to paraphrase the inimitable Silent Cal (Coolidge) when his wife asked what the parson, during Sunday sermon, had to say on the topic of sin, "He was against it".
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