Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Daily Telegraph: "Law saying 'woof' to police dog, and calling police horse 'gay', to be changed"

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"Home secretary Theresa May said the Government will accept a House of Lords amendment to remove the word 'insulting' from Section 5 of the Public Order Act.

"The amendment had been promoted in the House of Lords by Lord Dear, a former HM Inspector of Constabulary.

"Six years ago police tried to prosecute Oxford student Sam Brown after he said to a mounted officer: 'Excuse me, do you realise your horse is gay'?"

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