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Nick_Wright
Feb 8 2005
UK Edges Closer to Outlawing Religious 'Hate Speech'

UK Edges Closer to Outlawing Relgious 'Hate Speech'

London (CNSNews.com) - Controversial anti-hate speech legislation moved closer to becoming law in Britain on Monday, and religious and civil groups from across the political spectrum remain bitterly divided over its potential effects.

Despite claims by the Labor government that proposals to outlaw speech inciting religious hatred will simply close existing legal loopholes, opponents from secular and religious groups claim that it will have a chilling effect on free speech."

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