Meghan Murphy

Feminists should fear the SNP’s hate crime bill

Scotland's Justice Minister Humza Yousaf (Getty images)

The SNP’s new hate crime legislation is bad news for women. Yet the sad reality is that too many feminists have failed to speak up about the importance of free speech – and now we may all end up paying the price.

The legislation creates a new offence of ‘stirring up hatred’ on the grounds of religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or transgender identity.

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