In response to, Rob Slane: Hate crime crowds out investigation of real crime, DollarPound wrote:
Half the comments on this site – mine included – would constitute a hate crime under these new powers.
If you make a complaint against a comment that criticises women, Muslims, transgender people or anyone foreign, that complaint will be taken seriously and pursued.
Only the ones which demonstrate a clear, bigoted hatred of white, heterosexual Christian men will be ignored.
We are steadily chipping away, not at the edifice of oppression, but at the foundation of our society. When it falls, the very people these powers are designed to cosset will be the ones who suffer most.
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