This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government

Rejected petition Stop racial & lgbt community abuse towards footballers & celebrities

Charlton athletic centre forward was racially abused on social media. This sort of abuse has to stop. Raheem sterling and various celebrities from the lgbt community have also been abused either on social media or in public. We are also asking the sun , daily mail do not normalise racism.

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What we asking for is a register be created for this racist and bigoted behaviour they should be named and shamed. An be banned from all social media. An as it relates to sports events should have lengthy bans.

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Racist abuse at football matches is already a crime under the Football (Offences) Act 1991:

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