It is unlikely scores of New Zealanders will be going to jail under the proposed laws. But that misses a key point. It is about the chilling effect of expanding hate speech laws from the narrow grounds of race to religion, gender identity, political opinion and more . . .

 

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David Farrar

David Farrar

Kiwiblog is the personal blog of David Farrar. I set it up in July 2003 after several months of getting addicted to reading other blogs. Prior to blogging, I used to participate in Usenet Internet newsgroups,...