Freedom of speech

An excellent defence of free speech

Free speech is not a trivial matter whereby ‘racists’ or ‘bigots’ shouldn’t be heard or matter. For to legislatively expurgate one set of views and beliefs on the basis of their perceived lack of importance, opens the floodgates for all types of censorship. “First they came for the racists”, LibertyWorks, October 26 2016: Look at the… Continue reading An excellent defence of free speech

Freedom of speech · Gay Marriage · Leftism

How the left stamps out their opponents

The following is an awe- inspiring piece regarding matters of free speech and gay marriage, written by the legendary Cory Benardi. “Orwellian Influence In Public Discourse”, corybenardi.com, June 22 2016: The term ‘Orwellian’ has come to mean a cynical manipulation of language for the purpose of oppression. We see it in many facets of public life… Continue reading How the left stamps out their opponents

Aboriginals · Freedom of speech

Freedom of speech under siege

As the Andrew Bolt and QUT case had shown previously, section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act is the great Trojan horse of modern Australia, as it subtly yet meaningfully moves to chip away at our great democratic tradition. The legislation’s most recent victim in Bill Leak, demonstrates the trivial, squabbling mess that we Australians have become: a people… Continue reading Freedom of speech under siege

Freedom of speech

Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act

The early part of section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act reads as follows; (1)  It is unlawful for a person to do an act, otherwise than in private, if:                      (a)  the act is reasonably likely, in all the circumstances, to offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate another person or a group of people; and                     … Continue reading Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act