Skip to comments.‘Disgraceful’: Italy’s senate votes down anti-homophobic violence bill
Posted on 10/27/2021 5:57:03 PM PDT by Salman
Italy’s senate has killed off a bill that would have made violence against LGBT people and disabled people, as well as misogyny, a hate crime.
The 315-member senate voted by 154 to 131 on Wednesday to block the debate on the law, named after the gay centre-left Democratic party (PD) legislator Alessandro Zan and previously approved by the lower house of parliament in the face of months of protests from far-right and Catholic groups.
Pina Picierno, a PD member of the European parliament, called the vote “one of the worst pages in the history of the Italian republic”.
According to the far-right parties that voted against the bill in the upper house, the law would have suppressed freedom of expression and promoted “homosexual propaganda” in schools.
(Excerpt) Read more at theguardian.com ...
Maybe it’s time to stop criminalizing thought EVERYWHERE.
Perhaps violence against anyone is wrong and not just gays...
Assault is a crime. It’s not specially bad for certain reasons or against certain people.
It would put a big dent in the S&M club biz.
Italy has been poisoned with the “hate crime” newspeak?
Glad something good happened, but if they already have HC it’s only a matter of time before it’s all thought crimes.
Yes. We do not need an extra layer of why something is bad.
Sort of like the gun possession nonsense. Thug shoots other thug, cited for murder but also gun possesion, or “gun crime”. Thug slices other thug, only cited for murder.
Trump’s fault, right?
You are equal when you are covered by the same laws as everyone else.
“as well as misogyny, a hate crime.”
Tell a women to smile and 4 years in the slammer.
Read the headline, but what can you expect from the “GUARDIAN”, that paper is full of nothing but QUEERS, LESBOS, CLIMATE CHANGE FREAKS, and LIARS!
The intent of the bill was to criminalize the Catholic church’s preaching against same-sex marriage.
The intent of the bill was to prevent priests from speaking their minds about this issue.
The intent of the bill was to throttle free speech that the left doesn’t want anyone to hear.
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