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If The Prime Minister Doesn't Understand Her 'hate Speech' Law, How Are Kiwis Supposed To?

Monday, 28 June 2021, 12:31 pm | Free Speech Union

The more that our elected lawmakers talk about the proposed 'hate speech' laws, the more concerned New Zealanders should become, according to the Free Speech Union. “Over the weekend the Minister of Justice, Kris Faafoi, couldn't clearly say that ... More >>

Hate Speech Laws Will Not Make New Zealand A Safer And More Tolerant Society

Friday, 25 June 2021, 1:59 pm | Free Speech Union

The Free Speech Union is reacting with concern to the Government's plan to make speech criminal and says the proposals will go no way towards making New Zealand a safer and more tolerant society. The law would change so that a person who intentionally ... More >>

Chief Human Rights Commissioner Should Stay In His Lane

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 12:18 pm | Free Speech Union

The Free Speech Union says that Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt wasn’t hired to tell artists what work they can and can’t produce. He should start defending human rights, not stand against freedom of expression. A spokesperson for the Union, ... More >>

Professor Philip Joseph Joins Free Speech Court Case

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 12:08 pm | Free Speech Union

Because the issues are so important, Professor Philip Joseph, the author of New Zealand’s leading textbook on Constitutional and Administrative Law, has volunteered to support the Free Speech Union’s lead barrister Jack Hodder QC before the Supreme ... More >>

New Trade Union Launched To Promote Free Speech

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 3:19 pm | Free Speech Union

The Free Speech Coalition is relaunching as a trade union under the name “Free Speech Union” and has successfully registered under the Employment Relations Act. “That name is not ironic”, says Dr David Cumin, a founding member of the Union’s ... More >>