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PE01830: Protect Scotland's war memorials

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Petitioner: James Watson on behalf of Friend's of Dennistoun war memorial

Status:
Open

Closing Date for Online Petition: 12 November 2020

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce legislation which recognises desecration or vandalism of war memorials as a specific criminal offence.

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Do you agree we need to protect Scotland's war memorials with new legislation?

Desecration of War Memorials is disrespectful to the men and women who have laid down their lives for their country and for the freedom that we take for granted every day. I strongly agree that this should be a criminal offence.

Lorna Donaldson

17:14 on 10 Oct 2020

The sentence for this despicable action should reflect the public anger.

Dave Carstairs

12:46 on 10 Oct 2020

Good luck on this.

Ian Varty

12:07 on 10 Oct 2020

It is important to look after our memorials,our war heroes should never be forgotten for the sacrifice they made for our freedom.

Stephen blackwood

17:30 on 08 Oct 2020

The vandalism that's happened in the last year to the war memorials is a total lack of respect.

Jim Baillie

12:59 on 07 Oct 2020

It is basic common decency to make this law.

Rhona Omalley

17:54 on 06 Oct 2020

It should be a criminal offence to vandalize our war memorials we owe those who gave their lives for our freedom so much and should always respect their memory

Jean Logan

23:29 on 05 Oct 2020

I'm a war pensioner but Snp IRA don't care about war veterans or memorials we need to get together and fight for our rights

Eddie

22:54 on 05 Oct 2020

I think anyone convicted as defacing or damaging our war memorials should be treated as a hate crime .its totally disrespectfull to our war vetrans who sacrificed so much for our freedom .there has been more of these damage to our war memorials and if it carried a prison sentance I think it would make those breaking the law think again

Janette whitelaw

22:20 on 05 Oct 2020

As an old soldier, I am appalled at some of the vandalism of war memorials.

bruce james

12:54 on 05 Oct 2020

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