Read Free to Disagree’s response to the Justice Committee’s call for views on the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill here.
Month: July 2020
Free speech is under attack – we must work together to defend it
Jamie Gillies, spokesman for the Free to Disagree campaign There is mounting concern these days about the erosion of free speech, a fundamental right in […]
We must be free to disagree, but Holyrood threatens to take us down an alternative, draconian path
Stephen Evans, CEO of the National Secular Society Freedom of expression is a fundamental building block of a free society. It drives inclusivity, equality and […]
Scot Gov’s hate crime proposals would have a deadening effect on intellectual life
Jim Sillars, former Deputy Leader of the SNP Legislation concerning thought and speech always raises questions of great importance to society. Is there a presumption […]
Hate crime bill threatens historic freedoms
Jamie Gillies, spokesman for the Free to Disagree campaign Today marks 230 years since the death of Adam Smith, the great Scottish Enlightenment thinker whose […]
Introducing the Free to Disagree campaign
The Scotland we know and love today is built on free speech.
It upholds our free press, our artistic and cultural institutions and our politics…