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Caitlyn Jenner Reacts to Possible JK Rowling Arrest

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Harry Potter writer J.K. Rowling could be arrested under a new hate-crime law.The English author, who has lived in Edinburgh, Scotland, since the 1990s, has been criticized in recent years for her remarks about transgender people.On April 1, Siobhian Brown, Scotland's Minister for Victims and Community Safety, suggested Rowling could be investigated under the Hate Crime and Public Order Act over deliberately misgendering transgender people.In a post shared to X on April 2, Jenner called Rowling's possible arrest "absurd.""JK Rowling facing arrest for 'misgendering' ...

absurd!" Jenner wrote. "This has gone way too far! You can 'respect' people's pronouns or not. We cannot force or coerce this type of speech with the threats of jail time."JK Rowling facing arrest for ‘misgendering’ … absurd!

This has gone way too far! You can ‘respect’ people’s pronouns or not. We cannot force or coerce this type of speech with the threats of jail time.

Great convo with you @MariaBartiromoJenner, a reality star and former Olympic athlete, came out as a transgender woman in 2015, but she has caused controversy with her desire to bar transgender people from competing in sports and prohibiting the teaching of gender identity in schools.Speaking to The Telegraph, Brown said that under the new law, misgendering a transgender person could be a criminal offense: "It could be reported and it could be investigated.

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