Month: April 2013

A final report on the visit by FAC to Holyrood via Celtic Trust

Published on Tuesday 30th April, 2013 by Celtic Trust John gives his extended reflections on the discussions of that day   I discuss the parts of the meeting that interested me the most and I offer some reflective comments: We were told in unequivocal terms that the Bill is about tackling ‘sectarianism’. FAC members argued that existing legislation […]

bigotry law produces 55 convictions in first 10 months – Joke Act

So are we meant to be impressed by those figures ? 5.5 convictions per roughly 230,000 people per month is a bit crap if you want to claim that this ‘bigotry law’ is working. Here is a good question: How many of those convicted could have been convicted in law under the pre ‘Anti Bigotry’ laws ? […]

EX-HOOPS HERO HARTSON WANTS FANS TO ‘GRAB LIFE BY THE BALLS’

EX-CELTIC striker John Hartson is calling on Hoops fans to ‘Grab Life by the Balls’ and join him on his BraveHart Ben Nevis Challenge to raise vital funds for people with cancer and their families. The Hoops hero recently handed over £25,000 to Yorkhill Children’s Foundation at the Glasgow hospital’s Schiehallion ward on behalf of […]

FAC Group At Hollyrood with Images.

First of all thanks to Fans Against Criminalisation for giving us the chance to tell MSP’s exactly what we thought about the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 brought in last year and telling a couple of them what they could do with it. In a polite manner of course. Special thanks also […]