This is it. The end of freedom in the UK. The danger to a so called democracy of this piece of legislation cannot be over emphasisied. This really is giving the police to powers to do whatever they want whenever they want. It will also give the neighbourhood curtain twitchers, snitchs and busybodies the ammunition to ruin other peoples lives within the community with impunity. This is not targeted at a particular problem this is a blanket “solution” that will be used to suffocate diversity, freedom and tolerance wherever it dares to show its face.
The hypocrisy that this government oozes as it talks about getting children out from in front of the TV video games and outside it clearly exposed in this foul piece of work. If they do go outside to play they will be classed as criminals and have one of these orders slapped on them for doing nothing more than children have done since time began.
A childs laughter will now become illegal in this country of grey suited and grey minded busybodies.
The UK Government is about to pass legislation which will make any behaviour perceived to potentially ‘cause nuisance or annoyance’ a criminal offence. The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill also grants local authorities, police and even private security firms sweeping powers to bar citizens from assembling lawfully in public spaces. Those who refuse orders under the new rules will face arrest, fines and even prison time.
The Ever Increasing Powers
Since the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, which introduced Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) the government has invented and legislated for a litany of such orders covering everything from dog poo to drug addiction, including but not limited to: Control Orders; Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Orders; Intervention Orders; Crack House Closure Orders; Premise Closure Orders; Brothel Closure Orders; Gang Related Violence Injunctions; Designated Public Place Orders; Special…
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