UK: MP calls for misogyny to be criminalized

Article here. Excerpt:

'Ms Black spoke out as MPs called for misogyny to be treated as a hate crime.
Conservative MP Philip Davies asked whether misandry should also be a hate crime in exactly the same way, adding: "If she doesn't, could she explain why she thinks there should be one rule for one and one rule for the other?"

Ms Onn replied that he had the opportunity to raise that issue in parliament, but added "it does not form part of my suggestions today, which are focused on misogyny - there is a power imbalance in society that disproportionately affects women negatively, so I think misogyny should be an exclusive strand of hate crime".
Answering the debate for the government, Home Office Minister Victoria Atkins said hate crime currently covers offences that target race, religion, sexual orientation, disability and transgender identity, but a "fundamental aspect of the legislation is that these motivations can be proven and demonstrate the hate element."

She added: "At the moment we don't have clear evidence to show the extent to which the range of crimes committed against women and girls are specifically motivated by misogyny - that's the dislike, of contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against women."'

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The Nazis had one system of punishments for crimes against Germans by Jews (who were de-defined as Germans) and another for crimes by Germans against Jews. In the first case the Jew was subject to extreme forms of punishment including death. In the second case, no punishments were assigned.

Same thing here.

Funny how this MP throws around accusations but won't name names.

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