Do you think the indecent language law under the Towns and Communities Act should be abolished?
No. Police officers must use their discretion. Wholesale use will make life uncomfortable for most.
Are we gonna see the same condemnation from all of society as we saw for the police officer? Will Jamaica do it?
The law can be modified and be restricted to the court and stage shows.
Abolish, no. Revise, yes. I agree with Mr Bert Samuels' proposal to ticket offenders instead of arresting them.
The law should not be abolished. Laws like these help to preserve order.
I think that if this law was around where I live, many would be locked up!
Yes, it should be. Let freedom of speech reign supreme.
If the indecent language law is to be abolished, where would it be inappropriate to use indecent language?
It's in our culture to use 'aggravated' [sic] words when we are angry. It's better than throwing fists at each other.
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I think [persons from] every country draped themselves in their flag.
- Jennifer Tate Hart
It's about time some of these people in Jamaica find something sensible and progressive to talk about. These athletes went out and did us proud, and the country is still heading nowhere.
- Dian Osbourne
Remember these athletes are using our flag to promote Jamaica. They could always be draping themselves in another country's flag. There are more serious things in Jamaica to be concerned about. Get ova it.
- Novlee Christie
Oh, please! This is the least of our worries right now! I can think of a dozen other things that need lobbying for, such as policemen brutalising and murdering innocent victims! Our athletes did us proud.
- Naudia C Mckay Dean
Maybe the experts should offer to school the athletes in the proper treatment of the flag. I am sure these guys are not intentionally disrespecting the flag. Rather, I think they are just displaying national pride.
- Thomas Smith
The fastest man in the world drapes the flag around his neck to signify his superhuman characteristics of Jamaicans.
- Maurice 'Kim Possible' Thomas
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