Free speech campaign on Public Order Act and insults

Help

Free speech campaigners are calling on the government to change a law which bans "insulting words and behaviour" claiming the Public Order Act is over-used.

It has led to people being put in a cell for barking at a dog and calling a horse gay. Adam Fleming lets the four-letter words flow, and spoke to Keith Porteous Wood from the National Secular Society.

Political insults: Blair, Cable, Watson, Trumpington and Farage

MORE FROM THE DAILY POLITICS

More clips and news on our BBC website; 'like' us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.