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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    The use of a pronoun (particularly one that is factually correct) does not constitute abuse.
    it does to a transgender person
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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    So you are happy for the police to crack down on thought crime, it isn't tricky if they actually did something other than say something that offends someone fine but freedom of speech is there for a reason.

    What happened here isn't a criminal offence that is why it is not being treated as such and is instead being called a hate incident so why are police getting involved when nothing criminal illegal has happen?
    Don't worry. The police aren't treating this criminally (they have more sense than some people on this thread).
    They are using restorative justice i.e mediation. They get the community bobby to sit them both down and say stuff like, "Consider each others feelings".
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    (Original post by !!mentor!!)
    Don't worry. The police aren't treating this criminally (they have more sense than some people on this thread).
    They are using restorative justice i.e mediation. They get the community bobby to sit them both down and say stuff like, "Consider each others feelings".
    Even if it's not criminal, what we're seeing here is the state getting involved where one person has arguably been not very nice to another person. There is no threat to anyone's person or property. There's no suggestion anywhere that the parties would escalate this in any way beyond exchanging not very nice words. This is not only an improper intrusion into a person's phraseology but also a ridiculous waste of police resources.
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    (Original post by BaconandSauce)
    it's not a thought crime

    he can think what he like but when words are used towards someone it crosses the line from thought to action

    trans phobic abuse is still abuse
    So you only accept freedom of expression as long as you agree with what they are expressing?

    What illegal action has taken place? It is the belief being expressed that you are wanting punished, he has the right to express his thoughts.
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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    So you only accept freedom of expression as long as you agree with what they are expressing?

    What illegal action has taken place? It is the belief being expressed that you are wanting punished, he has the right to express his thoughts.
    No.

    trans-phobic bullying is the same as racism

    but so now you've gone form thought crime to 'he should be allowed to express his views'

    Should a person be allowed to stand on the side of the road shouting 'n igger' at black people passing by?
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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    Even if it's not criminal, what we're seeing here is the state getting involved where one person has arguably been not very nice to another person. There is no threat to anyone's person or property. There's no suggestion anywhere that the parties would escalate this in any way beyond exchanging not very nice words. This is not only an improper intrusion into a person's phraseology but also a ridiculous waste of police resources.
    ethical issues aside

    reminds me of the old chubby brown joke

    'it's pc gone mad I can't even go into my local paper shop anymore and say 'where's my paper you 'pa-ki' *******'

    thankfully those days are over.
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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    Even if it's not criminal, what we're seeing here is the state getting involved where one person has arguably been not very nice to another person. There is no threat to anyone's person or property. There's no suggestion anywhere that the parties would escalate this in any way beyond exchanging not very nice words. This is not only an improper intrusion into a person's phraseology but also a ridiculous waste of police resources.
    I completely agree. The SJWs are claiming a criminal offence has occurred and i'm pointing out that is not true. The police have better things to do than dealing with a man who was 'shockingly' referred to as he.
    I'm now waiting for the transsexual man to claim he now has PTSD.
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    (Original post by BaconandSauce)
    ethical issues aside

    reminds me of the old chubby brown joke

    'it's pc gone mad I can't even go into my local paper shop anymore and say 'where's my paper you 'pa-ki' *******'

    thankfully those days are over.
    Well that's a good contribution, thanks.

    I'm glad you're enjoying the days where the state will come for you because it disapproves of your grammar.
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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    Well that's a good contribution, thanks.

    I'm glad you're enjoying the days where the state will come for you because it disapproves of your grammar.
    just a reminder what it is your are trying to excuse
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    (Original post by BaconandSauce)
    just a reminder what it is your are trying to excuse
    I'm not trying to excuse anything or anyone. I'm arguing that this is not a matter for state involvement, one way or the other.

    This isn't a difficult distinction. I am capable of disapproving of someone's conduct whilst also disapproving of state involvement in the matter because I'm not a simpleton.
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    (Original post by BaconandSauce)
    just a reminder what it is you are trying to excuse
    How dare you assume his gender/species by using 'you'. I now have PTSD. SOMEONE CALL THE POLICE, QUICK.
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    (Original post by BaconandSauce)
    No.

    trans-phobic bullying is the same as racism

    but so now you've gone form thought crime to 'he should be allowed to express his views'

    Should a person be allowed to stand on the side of the road shouting 'n igger' at black people passing by?
    Legally yes, you are trying to criminalise differing opinions, the state should not be deciding what opinions are acceptable.

    Why do you want to censor people you disagree with?

    The only speech that should be stopped is incitement to violence and that has not happened here.
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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    Legally yes, you are trying to criminalise differing opinions, the state should not be deciding what opinions are acceptable.

    Why do you want to censor people you disagree with?

    The only speech that should be stopped is incitement to violence and that has not happened here.
    I asked a question do you think it's OK for someone to stand at the side of the road shouting n igger at passing black people

    It's a yes or no
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    (Original post by BaconandSauce)
    I asked a question do you think it's OK for someone to stand at the side of the road shouting n igger at passing black people

    It's a yes or no
    That isn't, and shouldn't be, illegal. Black people can do it, so others must be allowed to as well, as long as there is no incitement involved, of course.
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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    I'm not a simpleton.
    sooner or later people revert to form.....
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    That isn't, and shouldn't be, illegal. Black people can do it, so others must be allowed to as well, as long as there is no incitement involved, of course.
    then I'll have to disagree

    as does the law....................
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    (Original post by BaconandSauce)
    sooner or later people revert to form.....
    Well if you don't want people to get frustrated with you then you shouldn't say stupid ****.
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    lol
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    (Original post by BaconandSauce)
    I asked a question do you think it's OK for someone to stand at the side of the road shouting n igger at passing black people

    It's a yes or no
    And I answered for you legally yes, you have stated you believe the state should punish him for this that is the thing I disagree with.

    I'm not talking about socially here i am talking about the state's power in this scenario.
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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    Well if you don't want people to get frustrated with you then you shouldn't say stupid ****.
    LOL if you don't want people to challenge your acceptance of trans phobic and racist bullying don't defend it
 
 
 
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