Why the Government Must Not Be Allowed to Crush Protest at Their Whim

Adapted from an email to my Conservative-voting dad, trying to explain just how awful the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill 2021 is for the rights of protest in the UK.

In short, the wording of the bill gives the police and the home secretary the ability to arbitrarily declare any form of protest, even a single person shouting, banned, at…