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Britons petition government to ban Donald Trump from UK for hate speech

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Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric has exceeded Britain’s threshold for free speech, according to more than half a million people who have signed a petition to ban the American presidential hopeful from entering the country due to some of his comments on Muslims, which they term "hateful." These include UK Prime Minister David Cameron, who has called the Republican presidential hopeful “stupid.” Cameron has also labeled some of Trump's comments about Muslims "divisive, unhelpful and quite simply wrong," reported CNN. The UK government has not said yet whether it will ban Trump from the country, but it did reply to the public petition, which has generated more than five times the number of signatures required for parliament to consider an issue eligible for debate.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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