J.K. Rowling Volunteers To Be Arrested For Violating Scotland’s April Fool’s Day Law Outlawing Insulting Female Impersonators
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From People magazine:

J.K. Rowling Challenges Police to Arrest Her Following New Scottish Hate Crime Law

Carly Tagen-Dye
Mon, April 1, 2024 at 1:29 PM PDT·2 min read

J.K. Rowling has challenged Scottish police to arrest her following a set of social media posts in which she describes transgender women as men.

On Monday, the controversial Harry Potter author, 58, posted to X, formerly known as Twitter, in response to the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Act, which went into effect on April 1, 2024.

In a series of social media posts, Rowling—who has previously been criticized for anti-transgender comments, as well as her support for others with anti-transgender views—listed the names and photos of a number of trans women, including both activists and convicted criminals, and described them as men.

“I’m currently out of the country, but if what I’ve written here qualifies as an offence under the terms of the new act, I look forward to being arrested when I return to the birthplace of the Scottish Enlightenment,” Rowling wrote.

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