Review follows Fair Cop campaign to defend freedom of expression enshrined in the ECHR
London, 6 August 2019 – The High Court has granted permission for a businessman and former police officer to challenge the National College of Policing’s guidance on ‘hate incidents’ against transgender people.
Harry Miller, founder of the Fair Cop campaign, brought judicial review proceedings against the National College and the Humberside Police after he was contacted by the police at work for retweeting a limerick that was critical of transgenderism.
Although Humberside Police acknowledged that no crime had been committed, the force recorded Miller’s retweet
Guest blog by Jonathan Best
A small group of lesbians went into a Caffè Nero in Bradford yesterday. They were attending Bradford Pride and had a banner with them which read ‘lesbians don’t have penises’. Two policemen arrived. There’d been a report of a hate incident at Bradford Pride and they were investigating.
According to one of the women present, the police asked whether this was ‘a hate group’. The women reassured the police that they didn’t hate anyone, but that they were ‘pro-lesbian’. The police continued to question the group, checking that the women were not in any
The only way to win a nuclear war is not to fight it. And the only way for transactivists to win the gender debate is to prevent it from ever taking place.
Sooner or later, anyone who dives into the Great Gender War will stumble upon one of transactivists’ favourite catchphrases — #NoDebate. According to activists, it is so patently obvious that transwomen are women that even the idea of questioning it is bigotry and — another pet phrase — “literal violence”.
I was thinking about this on the long train ride back from Brighton, where Fair Cop provided
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