March 4, 2024



Thousands convicted of witchcraft could be pardoned under new bill

Sky News

Thousands of Scots convicted of witchcraft could be posthumously pardoned if a new bill proposed by an MSP becomes law.

Natalie Don, the SNP MSP for Renfrewshire North and West, has launched a consultation on a member’s bill to “right the historic wrong of witchcraft convictions” and give legal pardons to those convicted almost 300 years ago.

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