We are running another fantastic giveaway for our members.
The prizes are three copies of Free Speech Under Attack by Peter Cresswell, Jeremy Fisher, David Round, Robert Stanmore and Tim Wikiriwhi.
On the 1st of December, we will give away three copies to three lucky BFD members. We will use an online random number generator to select the winners from our membership base and then we will contact the winner via e-mail.
There will be one book for Basic and Bronze members, one for Silver members and one for Gold and Platinum members.
If you are already a member then relax, you are already in the draw.
Thanks for all your support, we couldn’t do what we do without our members.
If you aren’t a member already then sign up for one of our membership plans to be in the draw for a copy of the book.
This book explains the struggle for free speech in England over several centuries and how it was an established right by the time that British law came to New Zealand in 1840.
In the 21st century new forces have arisen to try to limit free speech on the grounds that certain statements might offend minorities. In fact, offending people is one of the by-products of free speech and is no argument for restricting it.
The current moves to limit free speech on such spurious grounds as “religious hate speech” are the work of power elites whose eventual aim is to limit, if not altogether abolish, the right to criticise powerful minorities and indeed Authority itself.
In recent years there have already been too many encroachments on free speech by the misnamed Human Rights Act 1993 and the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 – all part of a step-by-step erosion of this ancient and necessary right. This book is a useful, informative and powerful exposition of this supremely important issue.
Price: NZD $35.00 (postage included)
Type: Soft Cover
Pages: 206 pages of text plus 8 pages of colour photos
**Available in Paper Plus and independent book shops.