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Poll: Do you think people should be fined for cat-calling?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.

FRANCE IS TO introduce a new law which will ban the cat-calling and harassment of people on its streets.

It means anyone guilty of lecherous behaviour would receive an on-the-spot fine. The finer details – including a definition of harassment – about how this will operate still have to be worked out but the legislation has the backing of President Emmanuel Macron.

“The symbolic value of laws that outlaw street harassment is very great,” the country’s women’s minister said yesterday.

Is it a good idea? Do you think people should be fined for cat-calling?

Poll Results:

No (4496)
Yes (3972)
I don't know (687)

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