Free speech risks being sacrificed on the altar of offence culture

By Dr Alan Mendoza

Harry Miller never considered that he might be national news-worthy.

A former police officer turned businessman, during late 2018 he posted a series of tweets which questioned the biological sex of transgender individuals.

One of his musings stated “I was assigned mammal at birth, but my orientation is fish. Don’t mis-species me.”

What should have been an eminently forgettable entry on a social media platform no stranger to far viler exchanges of views quickly took an unexpected turn. Miller’s tweets were reported to Humberside Police as “transphobic”.

Read the full article in City A.M.

HJS



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