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  •   Home > News > Politics

    ACT's found an issue it can sink its teeth into... freedom of speech

    ACT's found an issue it can sink its teeth into... freedom of speech


    The right wing party is touting its relaunch today - already announcing a new policy to scrap hate speech laws.

    Former ACT leader Don Brash says the party's taking a stance that will win it backers.

    He says hate speech shouldn't be banned... but also says he opposes speech that incites violence.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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