Category Archives: Hate Speech

MEDIAWATCH: ODT attack a reminder of how damaged the Hate Speech fight will be — The Daily Blog

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Otago Daily Times newspaper lambasted for publishing ‘despicable’ Speak Up For Women ad The Otago Daily Times newspaper is being criticised for publishing an advertisement by the controversial feminist group Speak Up For Women. A photo of the advert, published in the newspaper on Tuesday, was posted to Twitter by a Dunedin resident. The advertisement…

via MEDIAWATCH: ODT attack a reminder of how damaged the Hate Speech fight will be — The Daily Blog

Press Statement from Troy Bowker — The BFD

Troy Bowker My discussion on Linkedin In with Sir Ian Taylor was never intended to involve rugby or my involvement with the Hurricanes as a shareholder and board director. However, it is clear that this has become the central focus for the media rather than the important issues around New Zealanders being proud of the…

via Press Statement from Troy Bowker — The BFD

The Thorny Hate-Speech Debate Sorts Sheep from Goats — The BFD

Graham Adamsdemocracyproject.nz Graham Adams is a journalist, columnist and reviewer who has written for many of the country’s media outlets including Metro, North & South, Noted, The Spinoff and Newsroom The hate-speech debate is quickly becoming an arena where reputations go to die. Kris Faafoi, the Minister of Justice, learned that dismal lesson the hard…

via The Thorny Hate-Speech Debate Sorts Sheep from Goats — The BFD

A Christian Response to Suggested ‘Hate Speech’ Law Changes, and Some Proposed Re-Wording — The BFD

Dr Stuart LangeOn behalf of the New Zealand Christian Network Dr Stuart Lange is the National Director of the NZCN and is a Senior Research Fellow at Laidlaw College, where he was formerly Vice Principal. Stuart wrote and presented the historical DVD documentary Te Rongopai: 200 years of the Gospel in New Zealand, 1814-2014. Some…

via A Christian Response to Suggested ‘Hate Speech’ Law Changes, and Some Proposed Re-Wording — The BFD

Academics warn against proposed hate speech laws — Kiwiblog

VUW academics Michael Johnston and James Kierstead write: If the ability to say things that may offend is legally hindered, then the contest of ideas necessary to keep a democracy healthy is hindered as well, write Dr Michael Johnston and Dr James Kierstead …A society that leaves it to politicians, the courts or – worse still – the…

via Academics warn against proposed hate speech laws — Kiwiblog

Groan – why the latest Feminist Billboard censorship fiasco hurts Labour’s Hate Speech aspirations — The Daily Blog

This is a Leftist Blog but every so often they make some sense!

Speak Up For Women controversy: Billboard removed, mayor apologises Lower Hutt’s Mayor has apologised after saying controversial group Speak Up For Women could hold one of their events in a council waste bin. Meanwhile, one of the group’s billboards has been taken down from one of Go Media’s central Wellington sites. Jesus wept this schism…

via Groan – why the latest Feminist Billboard censorship fiasco hurts Labour’s Hate Speech aspirations — The Daily Blog

Incitement of Hatred and Ethno-Nationalism — The BFD

In the 9th episode of the Right Minds Podcast, Dieuwe de Boer, Origen, and Tare Paurere break down the six “incitement to hatred” proposals from the Ministry of Justice and discuss New Zealand’s transition to an ethno-state. We theorise how both “hate speech” legislation and constitutional changes to make the country a Maori ethno-state will…

via Incitement of Hatred and Ethno-Nationalism — The BFD

An electoral consequence is not a threat — Kiwiblog

The Stuff headline: A Dunedin City councillor received a threatening email from a community board member before the council voted to include Māori representation on two key committees. A threatening e-mail? Did she go to the Police? Was it violence that was threatened? Arson? Theft? Cr Carmen Houlihan said she received a ‘’threatening’’ email from…

via An electoral consequence is not a threat — Kiwiblog

Who Decides What My Intent Was? — The BFD

Hate speech is back on the menu — Tova O’Brien’s interview with Justice Minister Kris Faafoi was eyebrow raising. If I write an opinion piece ‘Jacinda Ardern is a communist or a dictator’, could I be stung for hate speech? Instead of just saying “no”, we’re given a very bizarre answer where Kris appears to either accept…

via Who Decides What My Intent Was? — The BFD

Hate Speech Petition Reaches 20,000 Signatures — The BFD

David SeymourACT Leader Tens of thousands of Kiwis have exercised their right to free speech, standing up to Jacinda Ardern and her divisive Hate Speech Laws. The Prime Minister needs to back down and dump this confused initiative. A petition launched by the ACT Party to stop Labour’s Hate Speech Laws yesterday reached 20,000 signatures. These…

via Hate Speech Petition Reaches 20,000 Signatures — The BFD

Confusion and lies on hate speech law — Kiwiblog

First have a look at the Minister of Justice. Watch the Justice Minister try to explain what speech will be targeted by Labour’s new hate speech laws. pic.twitter.com/oDIjj3kscI— David Seymour (@dbseymour) June 26, 2021Faafoi doesn’t rule out millennials could be convicted of hate speech if they say they hate boomers for keeping house prices high.…

via Confusion and lies on hate speech law — Kiwiblog

Hate Speech Law – RTL Official Information Act Request to Hon. Chris Faafoi — Right to Life New Zealand

Hon. Kris Faafoi, Minister of Justice… Dear Minister, Official Information Act – Request. I wish to request under the Official Information Act the following information:- What are your intentions with the proposed Hate Speech bill that you are drafting? Is it your intention to criminalise persons and organisations that engage in:- …

via Hate Speech Law – RTL Official Information Act Request to Hon. Chris Faafoi — Right to Life New Zealand

Hate Speech Laws – We will not be silenced — Right to Life New Zealand

Media Release 26 June 2021 Right to Life believes that the Labour government has made a fatal mistake in pushing ahead to criminalise hate speech. We believe that the laws being proposed will cost Labour the 2023 election. Other than speech that constitutes libel and words that directly incite violence or public harm which are…

via Hate Speech Laws – We will not be silenced — Right to Life New Zealand

Call the Proposed Hate Speech Law What It Is – Group Protection Law — The BFD

It’s hardly surprising that Muslims see the proposed new hate speech laws as a blanket protection from future verbal abuse. The proposed law will be very useful for warding off critics of Islam as well as those who insult them because, under the proposed new hate speech law, they could be punished with three years…

via Call the Proposed Hate Speech Law What It Is – Group Protection Law — The BFD

The left’s weird failure to understand the concept of backlash — TrueblueNZ

New Zealand’s media is flat out at the moment bemoaning expressions of unapproved views on social media. “Why are they so hateful” they whine. Well, yes, why is there so much discontent, and although there’s no accounting for some of the really venomous opinions, its strange how the left seem so ignorant of the simple […]

via The left’s weird failure to understand the concept of backlash — TrueblueNZ

Pastor Olaf Latzel of Germany FINED for HATE SPEECH about the Practice of Homosexuality Taken Directly From Scripture — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

I have been following this brave and “Grounded in the Word” Pastor for many years. Pastor Olaf Latzel has been continually under the scrutiny of the German government – with requests to see his sermons by government officials. Recently, Pastor Olaf was fined an exorbitant amount of money because he preached from God’s Word that…

via Pastor Olaf Latzel of Germany FINED for HATE SPEECH about the Practice of Homosexuality Taken Directly From Scripture — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

IINZ Calls for a Freeze of MFAT Funding of Terror Incitement — The BFD

IINZ Israel Institute of New Zealand co-director, Dr David Cumin, is calling on New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to immediately freeze funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in light of a Human Rights Commission investigation into the use of New Zealand taxpayer funding to incite violence. According to…

via IINZ Calls for a Freeze of MFAT Funding of Terror Incitement — The BFD

Scotland to criminalise dinner conversations! — Kiwiblog

Here we see where politicians who push hate speech laws want to take us. The Times reports: Conversations over the dinner table that incite hatred must be prosecuted under Scotland’s hate crime law, the justice secretary has said.Journalists and theatre directors should also face the courts if their work is deemed to deliberately stoke up…

via Scotland to criminalise dinner conversations! — Kiwiblog

The Government’s Hand Brake Needs to Be Used on Andrew Little’s Hate Speech Laws — The BFD

 

Andrew Little, hand in hand with the Human Rights Commission, has been secretly working on formulating draconian hate speech laws. Proposed hate speech laws for New Zealand are imminent. Justice Minister Andrew Little told Stuff the Government is bringing forward changes around hate speech, but shaping a law had taken time.A number of options were…

via The Government’s Hand Brake Needs to Be Used on Andrew Little’s Hate Speech Laws — The BFD

Hate speech laws are imminent — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: Proposed hate speech laws for New Zealand are imminent.Justice Minister Andrew Little told Stuff the Government is bringing forward changes around hate speech, but shaping a law had taken time.A number of options were now “working their way through” the cabinet process, he said.“The review of our hate speech laws are in the final stages. I…

via Hate speech laws are imminent — Kiwiblog

Racists don’t care about new definitions of hate | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Temple Sinai was the recent subject of an anti-Semitic graffiti attackNZFOI: This article was written by two members of the Temple Sinai community and derailed efforts urging the Wellington City Council to adopt the IHRA definition of Anti-Semitism. It was met with outrage by the rest of the Jewish community and the President of Temple…

via Racists don’t care about new definitions of hate | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Edgeler on hate speech laws — Your NZ

There are calls for ‘hate speech’ laws in New Zealand, and also warnings against laws restricting speech that often includes extreme examples from another country. We already have general laws that can be applied to what is considered to be hate speech, so do we need more specific laws? And if we do get hate […]

via Edgeler on hate speech laws — Your NZ

Labour to Toughen ‘ Hate Speech’ Laws — The BFD

 

Revealed: Labour confirms it will toughen our “hate speech” laws next year. Giving a government censor more power to criminalise what you say is dangerous. Freedom to Speak There is a growing danger of taxpayer-funded universities abusing their health and safety obligations in order to ‘deplatform’ speakers and shut down free speech on campus. Massey…

via Labour to Toughen ‘ Hate Speech’ Laws — The BFD

The Insidious Creep of Anti-Semitism in Australia — The BFD

 

News of a surge in reported hate crimes in the past few years is invariably met with screeches of “Trump!” and a chorus of blame from the smug elitists in the media, but digging into the figures paints a different picture. The bulk of hate crimes are directed at Jews. The perpetrators increasingly are not…

via The Insidious Creep of Anti-Semitism in Australia — The BFD

Trump’s bold defiance of Macron’s hate speech charter — The Wentworth Report

 

Trump’s bold defiance of Macron’s hate speech charter, by Daniel Jupp. The lesson here is that moral strength is not always shown by action, but sometimes by the refusal to take actions which facilitate oppression. … It would, for instance, have been very easy for Trump to sign up to President Macron’s proposals for a […]

via Trump’s bold defiance of Macron’s hate speech charter — The Wentworth Report

A Preview of How Ardern’s Gun and Hate Speech Laws Will Play Out — The BFD

 

If New Zealanders want to get an idea of the how the COL’s gun control and “hate speech” laws will end up working in practice, then they only need to look at the similarly “progressive” US state of Oregon. The home of Bernie Sanders and Portlandia has the second-highest costs of living in the continental…

via A Preview of How Ardern’s Gun and Hate Speech Laws Will Play Out — The BFD

Voight Message: “This is not peace. This is not love. This is hate among the radical left! — Preserve Conservative Values

 

PHOTO: Screenshot Article by Bryan Howard August 20, 2019 Jon Voight sent a new video message to the American people. In this video Voight fired off on the left for their clear violence and hate. Voight ended his message with a prayer for Trump to stay strong against the radical left. Jon Voight stated, “This…

via Voight Message: “This is not peace. This is not love. This is hate among the radical left! — Preserve Conservative Values

Corrections helping Tarrant spread his white supremacist hate — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: Corrections says a letter sent out of prison by the alleged Christchurch shooter should have been “withheld”.On Tuesday a post appeared on /pol/, a 4chan thread infamous for graphic content and controversial comments, which read: “A couple of months ago I sent a letter to Brenton Tarrant and today I finally got a response.”The user,…

via Corrections helping Tarrant spread his white supremacist hate — Kiwiblog

YouTube Bans 14-year-old Commentator “Soph” — Infowars

 

Update: Following news of her channel’s termination, Soph posted updates to Twitter shrugging off the ban. personally, less viewers is no biggie. youtube is the fast food of media, it thrives off of convenience, not the quality of its service, but if it upsets you because you want my ideas to be broadcasted as much…

via YouTube Bans 14-year-old Commentator “Soph” — Infowars

Oh, No She Didn’t! The Dumbest Race Hate Hoax yet — WOBH | Media

 

The United States has been plagued with a tsunami of fake “hate-crimes” of late because actual racism is apparently so rare in Trumpian America that demand has far outstripped supply. Tired of waiting for depressingly non-racist whites to oppress them, eager, non-white wannabe-victims are having to outsource “race attacks” to their similarly non-white friends and…

via Oh, No She Didn’t! The Dumbest Race Hate Hoax yet — WOBH | Media