Skip to comments.When Feminists Criminalize “Sexist” Speech
Posted on 10/31/2012 8:32:14 AM PDT by Paladins Prayer
If you want to know what Barack Obama and his fellow travelers have planned for us, you need look only at what their cutting-edge cousins have already implemented overseas. For example, hate-speech laws have long been used in Europe and other parts of the Western world to punish people for criticizing Islam and homosexuality. Now feminists are tightening the noose on freedom further with laws prohibiting sexist speech. Writes Phyllis Schlafly at The Moral Liberal:
England, [and] 18 other nations including Germany and France signed an absurd United Nations treaty about Women that requires them to pass new laws making sexist comments a crime and outlawing psychological violence, which they define broadly to include statements seriously impairing a persons psychological integrity through coercion or threats. This is sold to the public as part of a phony campaign against domestic violence .
As with hate-speech prohibitions, these laws introduce a level of subjectivity into punishment thats striking. Who will define what constitutes sexism, psychological violence, and seriously impairing a persons psychological integrity through coercion? Obviously, this will be done by low level judges and bureaucrats on a case-by-case basis or, perhaps I should say, on either a male or female basis.
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The feminists are not about helping women. They have pretty much kept women in slavery; but that’s their communist upbringing.
Feminism, just like homosexual rights activism,
is simply a tool to criminalize Christian beliefs.
This is their goal, to pit the power of the state against Christians. This is common throughout ever leftist cause.
Free Speech means everyone has the right to be a complete jerkwad, it also means that you can call them a jerkwad to their face if you are tired of them being a jerkwad.
The whole effort to criminalize “hate speech” was dangerous from the beginning and bound in the end to eliminate freedom of speech. I’m sorry, you don’t have the right to not be offended by other people’s speech. Only direct incitements to violence should be criminalized, not “offensive” speech. Most any meaningful speech will be offensive to somebody.
Hey Valerie! Make me a sammich!
Hey Michelley! Kiss my (bleep!)!