Tuesday, October 29, 2013

while we are sleeping

EU Proposal to Monitor "Intolerant" Citizens


Soeren Kern
Gatestone Institute
October 28, 2013

"The document, if adopted by the European Parliament in its current form, would -- among other problems -- establish a right to a freedom from hurt feelings at the expense of the freedom of speech and expression. In practical terms, critics say, the highly subjective definition of terms and concepts such as "tolerance," "discrimination," "vulnerable," and "disadvantaged," amounts to a legal straitjacket that would encourage frivolous litigation aimed at silencing individuals and groups, or at finding circumlocutions that appear to avoid violating these principles."

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ADDITIONAL LINKS
Infowars analysis
Previous report from Gatestone

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