Harry Potter author JK Rowling’s public challenge to police after inflammatory post

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controversial harry potter Author JK Rowling He has challenged police in Scotland to arrest him over inciting incidents when he returns to the country social media Post.

Overnight, Rowling, 58, shared a series of messages to her 14 million Described in, which applied. 1 April.

Rowling wrote, “I am out of the country at the moment, but if what I have written here qualifies as an offense under the terms of the new Act, I expect to be arrested on my return to the birthplace of the Scottish Enlightenment.” ,

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JK Rowling has challenged police in Scotland to arrest her after a series of inflammatory posts on social media. (Getty)

Under the new law, misgendering may be a crime in certain circumstances. Under the new law, the maximum punishment for certain offenses is seven years in prison.

The Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Act, originally passed in the Scottish Parliament in 2021, makes it an offense to incite hatred with insulting or threatening behavior based on age, religion, sexual orientation, transgender identity and disability . ,

Racial hatred was already banned under a 1986 law.

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However, the new law does not specifically ban hate against women, which the Scottish Government says will be dealt with in another law against misogyny.

Rowling – who’s been there Labeled a transphobe and trans-exclusionary radical feminist (TERF) On his anti-transgender comments – claimed in his post that “freedom of speech and belief has been eliminated” in Scotland as a result of the implementation of the law.

Since 2020, Rowling has been regularly criticized His public remarks against the transgender community,

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Rowling, who became famous for writing the Harry Potter series, has been repeatedly criticized for transphobic comments. (Getty)

Harry Potter alum Daniel Radcliffe One of the artists who called out Rowling, speaking out for the first time in an essay posted on trevor project Website in June 2020.

“Transgender women are women,” she wrote at the time.

“Any statement to the contrary erases the identity and dignity of transgender people and goes against all advice given by professional health care associations, who have far more expertise on this subject than Joe or I.”

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Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint have rejected Rowling’s comments. (Getty)

co stars Emma WatsonRupert GrintKatie Leung, Evanna Lynch, Chris Rankin and Bonnie Wright are also among the celebrities who have slammed Rowling’s statements.

harry potter alumRalph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter and late robbie coltraneHowever, he publicly supported Rowling.

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