Illiberalism in politics

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“Two bills are currently in discussion in Holyrood that are of concern to CAAN members and supporters: The Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill and the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill. The former is included because of section 34 which bans extreme pornography; the latter is included because of a rejected recommendation to decriminalize sadomasochism.” link

“First there was the Dangerous Pictures Act, and then there was the Dangerous Cartoons Law. Now, courtesy of the Conservative Party, we could be in for new laws on ‘Dangerous Writings‘ …

One serious issue with this law, as with the law on extreme porn, is that unlike the Obscene Publications Act, it allows no exemptions for artistic merit or political intent.” link

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