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Belgium outlaws catcalls

March 22, 2014

avery_wolfA new law in Belgium outlaws expressing “contempt for a person because of his gender, or that regards them as inferior, or reduces them to their sexual dimension, and which has the effect of violating someone’s dignity.” Volokh rightly criticizes it.

I worry for my colleague Jan. Rather than reforming himself or risking penalties, I think he should just move to the states.

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