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The problem with politicians speaking out freely

14th October 2022

It’s no secret that politicians have far-reaching influence. When their words could have dangerous consequences, is it ethical to curtail their freedom of speech? In September, John Mason (MSP for Glasgow Shettleston since 2011) was issued a formal warning from the Scottish National Party (SNP) for his defence of anti-abortion protestors. In the warning from ...