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Wednesday, October 06, 2004

ABBA Über Alles

At Beautiful Atrocities, we have horrible tales of how hate crimes laws are killing free speech in Sweden. It's a word of warning for those who propose such laws in America.

What is most telling is how they're selectively applied. Check out the link for specifics. Here's one telling case:

Public prosecutor: "The purpose behind the law against incitement of ethnic hatred was to ensure legal protection for minority groups of different compositions & different religions. Cases where people express themselves in a derogatory way about men of ethnic Swedish background were not intended to be included in this law."


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