Free speech for fools and scumbags, too

Merseyside far-right activists should not be arrested for incitement to vote BNP - read Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Mick Hume

Mick Hume
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Tuesday 25 November:

‘As one who exchanged blows rather than opinions with the National Front in the 1980s, it gives me no pleasure to say this. But we ought to uphold the right of the British National Party to express its views, however vile, after Merseyside Police arrested 13 of its members for distributing leaflets. I’m afraid that free speech means freedom for fools and scumbags, too…’

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