17 Jun 2019

'Don't vote for us' Seymour tells alt-right extremists

From Morning Report, 7:52 am on 17 June 2019

The ACT party is targeting free speech and radical tax reform as it works to up voter support heading into next year's election.

The party has re-launched with the slogan 'act for freedom'.

Its leader David Seymour is proposing a new members bill "Freedom to Speak" that would repeal parts of the Human Rights Act and the Summary Offences Act to make insulting and offensive speech lawful so long as it doesn't incite violence.

He joins us in the Auckland studio.