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JK Rowling says she would ‘happily’ go to jail for using someone’s incorrect pronouns

JK Rowling said she would “happily” spend time in jail if the government in the United Kingdom made it a hate crime to call someone by the wrong pronouns. 

“I’ll happily do two years if the alternative is compelled speech and forced denial of the reality and importance of sex,” Rowling posted on X after one user told her that under the Labour Party, that could mean two years in jail. “Bring on the court case, I say. It’ll be more fun than I’ve ever had on a red carpet.”

The message was in response to a photo of lighted letters outside the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Justice that said: “Repeat After Us: Trans Women Are Women” to which Rowling responded “no” in an X post

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Kendall Tietz is a Production Assistant with Fox News Digital. 

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