Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, interior minister, has proposed a bill amending the Criminal Code to make it a criminal offense to make fun of trans people.  The Diet supplied amendments is reflected to the bill being drafted by the Criminal Law Committee under the auspices of Hanna bears. The bill provides that “whoever publicly ridicules , slander , abuse or threatens a person or group of persons with comments or other forms of expression, such as images or symbols of nationality , color , race , religion , sexual orientation or gender identity , or extends this out, be fined or imprisonment for up to 2 years.”

Proposed Bill.

Vísir – Bannað að spotta eða smána transfólk.

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