No conspiracy behind Ireland’s new hate speech laws after Musk and Trump Jr comments - Simon Harris

Harris said critics need to “take a little step back” and consider what the Bill contains

Justice Minister Simon Harris rejects claims about hate speech from Donald Trump junior and Elon Musk

Justice minister Simon Harris has insisted there is no conspiracy behind new hate speech laws as he dismissed criticism levelled by Donald Trump Jnr and Elon Musk.

Harris said when someone from the Trump family or Mr Musk took a contrary view it was “not a bad day at the office”.

Mr Harris said people portraying the new legislation as an attempt to police thought were seeking to misrepresent the intent of the laws.

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