Chelsea Russell Appeal Against Conviction
*** POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER ***
Postponed: Originally set for August 2nd, Liberalists UK are now attending the appeal hearing of Chelsea Russell’s conviction in November. More details to follow.
Chelsea Russell was convicted under Section 127 of the Communications Act 2003, for sharing lyrics from the song “I’m Trippin'” by Snapp Dogg on her Instagram, in tribute to a young man who died in a road accident.
She was convicted of a hate crime, due to the “Grossly offensive” nature of her lyrics.
MPs' Free Speech Position
Following the Count Dankula conviction for being “Grossly Offensive”, Liberalists have been writing to MPs to establish their position on free speech in Britain.