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doesn't this kinda go against freedom of speech?
Zero tolerance. We're the new new york.
not as a right.
at Speaker's Corner in the 70s. Once he stood on his box and went, "We don't have freedom of speech in this country. Let me prove it" and began at the top of his voice to reel off the most offensive words he could. Pretty sharpish some coppers came over and told him to stop "SEE?!"
What use would an anarchist have for freedom of speech?
I'm not saying it was my opinion, it's just what this guy was saying.
Street wardens are not police. They are barely security guards. They have no power to do anything to that man themselves, and any police officer they approach with the matter will laugh in their face. Unless they need to make up a quota, in which case, that fat bastard is going down for 10 years.
for this thing. The guy would take it to court and win.
S5 of the Public Order Act makes it an offence to use words, actions or behaviours that are likely to cause harrassment alarm and distress to those nearby. These do not have to be vocal, they can be on signs etc.
There are general defences to this offence, and that man would have one, as he didn't believe that the shirts slogan would cause offence to those around him.
He should just get rid of the shirt and swap it for one that says "I routinely murder people for the smallest of infractions."
It is probably not the best idea to make me consider homicide."
I can't see it going to court.
tried to ban the word nigger, and now is trying to ban bitch. way to go. bitch. (i cant actually remember, but i think its a woman) check the G2 today.