To clarify: You've a right to burn a (fake!) poppy. Whether I agree with the action is utterly irrelevant. Kent police are out of line.
Burning a poppy in disrespect of the dead is morally repugnant. But arresting someone for it is surely more so.
Well done @kent_police We will all sleep more soundly tonight after your arrest of the man who dared to post a picture of a burning poppy.
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