Senator Rónán Mullen

Some considerations on the Criminal Justice (Incitement to Violence or Hatred and Hate Offences) Bill 2022 prior to 2nd Stage presentation in Seanad

Point 1: Creating two classes of citizens Have you noticed how Media talk past the real issue i.e., the stifling of free expression on controversial matters? Their focus is on ‘hate crime’, whereas the ‘hate speech’ elements of the ‘Hate Bill’ are the most controversial. Launching the ‘Hate Bill’, the Minister for Justice said that […]