Herald calls for review of the Offensive Behaviour Act

01/03/16 

In today’s editorial in which the public call by solicitors, academics and figures from the world of politics, media and culture for the scrapping of the Offensive Behaviour Act is carried (see below for the statement and list of those endorsing it), the Herald calls for the review of the Act.  We welcome this intervention and hope now that the tide is turning among the wider Scottish public against an Act which is already hated by football fans.  Below we carry the original version of an opinion piece, also in today’s Herald, by Jeanette Findlay. Continue reading “Herald calls for review of the Offensive Behaviour Act”