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Oct 09, 2007 Quickie Link: UK Plans to Outlaw Inciting Hate Against Gays
By vanrozenheim

(UK) - Plans to make inciting hatred against Gay people a crime have been announced by Justice Secretary Jack Straw. The law would cover Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual people and may be extended to cover disabled and Transgender people. Mr Straw said it was time for the law to recognise society was "appalled by hatred and invective" directed at people because of their sexuality. He told MPs the changes would be made as amendments to the Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill.

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