JK Rowling  is Challenging Scotland Police  To "Arrest Her"!  But Why?

In a recent update on Rowling's official X account, she ignited controversy by criticizing Scotland's new hate crime law.

This new law in Scotland introduces the offense of "stirring up hatred" based on characteristics such as age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, transgender identity, or being intersex. Offenders could face a maximum prison sentence of seven years.

In addition to her post,  she has referred to several transgender women as men, including convicted prisoners, trans activists, and other public figures. Here are the names she revealed in her post on X.

Isla Bryson

Samantha Norris

Amy George

After making all this public, Rowling stated,  "I'm currently out of the country, but if what I've written here qualifies as an offense under the terms of the new act, I look forward to being arrested when I return to the birthplace of the Scottish Enlightenment."