Lucinda Creighton: Government should use summer recess to quietly bury barmy Hate Speech bill
Curbs on open debate and free speech are being reformulated as positive, liberal steps, when in fact the opposite is the case
The proposed Criminal Justice (Incitement to Violence or Hatred and Hate Offences) Bill 2022 legislation has finally hit a bump in the road.
It was perhaps only a matter of time. Rarely has a piece of legislation proposed by an Irish government been so heavily influenced by blind and obtuse ideology at the expense of clear and objective legal scrutiny, not to mention logic.
It is extraordinary and inexcusable that it sailed through various legislative ...