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Belgian Man Convicted of ‘Sexism in the Public Space,’ a First
NY Times ^ | March 6, 2018 | Milan Schreuer

Posted on 03/06/2018 11:11:29 AM PST by C19fan

For the first time, a Belgian criminal court has convicted a man of “sexism in the public space,” for verbally abusing a female police officer who tried to question him after he was seen jaywalking.

The man, whose name was not disclosed, was convicted of sexism, slander and threatening a police officer, and fined 3,000 euros, or $3,725. He did not appear in court, and he can appeal the conviction, but failure to pay the fine could land him in prison, officials said.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: sexism; speech

1 posted on 03/06/2018 11:11:29 AM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Illegal possession of testicles.


2 posted on 03/06/2018 11:18:00 AM PST by Telepathic Intruder
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His defense should be that he identifies as a woman so he cannot be sexist. He should probably start wearing dresses now.


3 posted on 03/06/2018 11:21:54 AM PST by Tenacious 1
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I’ll go out on a limb here...first name “Muhammed”...


4 posted on 03/06/2018 11:26:42 AM PST by Moltke (Reasoning with a liberal is like watering a rock in the hope to grow a building.)
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I’ll go out on a limb here...first name “Muhammed”...

I'm so confused. I thought Muslims were higher than Women on the Aggrieved Victim Immunity Scale. Surely this will be overturned on appeal!

5 posted on 03/06/2018 11:39:38 AM PST by ETCS
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He did not appear in court, and he can appeal the conviction, but failure to pay the fine could land him in prison, officials said.
>

As typical of govt, you can string out the process as long as you’d like...but you’d BETTER pay up front.


6 posted on 03/06/2018 11:53:47 AM PST by i_robot73 (One could not count the number of *solutions*, if only govt followed\enforced the Constitution.)
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To: Telepathic Intruder
Surely not a white European male:

“Shut your mouth, I don’t talk to women, being a police officer is not a job for women,” the man told the female police officer during the arrest.

7 posted on 03/06/2018 12:02:01 PM PST by IndispensableDestiny
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Now against the law to utter a politically incorrect opinion.
Stifle it Edith.


8 posted on 03/06/2018 12:45:25 PM PST by Pirate Ragnar
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With this nonsense rearing its head, each officer MUST have a recorder operating at all times to support this; otherwise, no recording, no crime.


9 posted on 03/06/2018 2:39:58 PM PST by SgtHooper (If you remember the 60's, YOU WEREN'T THERE!)
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To: Moltke

Not a Muslim. They would not have charged him if he was a Muslim.


10 posted on 03/06/2018 7:31:18 PM PST by mfish13 (Elections have Consequences.)
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