The Wee Flea’s hate incident report

My reaction was exactly the same as David Robertson’s when I saw this “Dear Bigots” poster online myself.  (David blogs as The Wee Flea.)

The following excellent radio interview of a certain Scottish police and crime commissioner sets the background to David’s reporting of Police Scotland and the Scottish government for the “hate incident” of publishing that poster.

Here is David’s reblogged post:

TheWeeFlea.com

I have just fulfilled my civic duty and reported both Police Scotland and the Scottish Government for a ‘Hate Incident’  following this incident described yesterday. The ‘Hate’ Police are Now Here

To Police Scotland and the Scottish Government

I would like to report a Hate Crime. As the Scottish government and Police Scotland encourage us to do so- One Scotland 

IMG_4012Going home the other day I noticed a poster that said: Dear Bigots, you can’t spread your religious hate here. End of sermon. Yours, Scotland. “ This is part of a series which is also addressed to transphobes, homophobes, racists etc.   The only problem is that this is produced by the Scottish Government and Police Scotland.

You state that “A hate incident is any incident that is not a criminal offence, but something which is perceived by the victim or any other person to be motivated by hate or prejudice.”   By…

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One response to “The Wee Flea’s hate incident report

  1. They always shoot themselves in the foot with their arguments.

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