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“I need to check your thinking” said the English police officer

At long last, an English court has struck a blow against the cultural tyranny of thought-crime and in support of freedom of speech, reason and sanity. In the High Court this morning, Mr Justice Julian Knowles ruled that the police had been disproportionate in the action they took against Harry Miller, a former police officer and a shareholder in a plant and machinery company in Lincolnshire, when they recorded as a “non crime hate incident” a series of disobliging comments he had tweeted about transgender issues. It’s worth reading the judgment in…

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Ruthless cultural engineering in schools – by a Conservative government

A petition signed by more than 100,000 parents forced a Commons debate yesterday on the revised sex and relationships curriculum that will be compulsory in schools from September next year. As part of the changes outlined in new statutory guidance, primary school children will be taught to respect different types of families, relationships and sexual identities, including same-sex relationships and trans-gender. At secondary school, sex education will include lessons on female genital mutilation (FGM), sexting, online grooming, domestic violence and forced marriage as well as gay and transgender relationships. The…

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