Scottish parliament could soon grant pardons to wi

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The Scottish Parliament could soon consider pardons for thousands of people — mostly women — who were put on trial and executed centuries ago for witchcraft.

Scottish parliament member Natalie Don wrote on social media that she would begin the process of a members’ bill in parliament “to seek a pardon for those convicted and executed.”

“The incorrect criminalisation of these women only strengthens gendered stereotypes in the modern-day and I believe righting this wrong will make a real impact in challenging gendered and patriarchal attitudes which still exist in society,” Don, a member of the majority Scottish National Party, saidThe temporary closure of some businesses Friday to control workplace COVID-19 outbreaks..

She thanked the “Witches of Scotland” group led by lawyer Claire Mitchell QC which has been campaigning for those accused of witchcraft between 1563 and 1736 to receive a legal pardonare permitted for up to 50 people as long as there is a COVID-19 safety plan., obtain an official apology and a national monumentThe Ontario health-care system.

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