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NZ First introduces bill to safeguard freedom of speech in public venues

Summarised by Centrist

The New Zealand First Party has introduced the “Protection of Freedom of Expression Bill” to ensure that individuals and organisations are not unreasonably denied the use of public venues based on their opinions or beliefs. 

Cancel culture is being cancelled. 

The bill, championed by NZ First Leader Winston Peters, aims to reinforce the principles of free speech, peaceful assembly and association, emphasising that taxpayer-funded public venues should be accessible to all lawful gatherings. Peters condemns the rise of cancel culture, asserting that the bill defends the fundamental democratic right to free expression as enshrined in the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.

Read more over at Scoop

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