Is homophobia a crime?

Mark Steyn recounts the time when police were called to investigate ‘a homophobic incident’ when Lynette Burrows expressed an opinion on Radio Five Live that the adoption of children by gay couples was “a risk”.

  • fair_deal

    This is not the first such incident of homophobia claims being used to attack free speech.

    http://www.christian.org.uk/pressreleases/2005/december_23_2005.htm

  • Sean Fear

    In fact there has been a string of incidents of police officers harassing people for expressing opinions (both right and left wing) which are deemed unacceptable to our political establishment.