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J.K. Rowling ruffles feathers again, slams cops for letting rape suspects ID as women

I love how most of the media is portraying her as the controversial one here and not the police for being absolutely insane.

J.K. Rowling is causing controversy again, again wading into the debate about transgender people by criticizing Scottish police for allowing rape suspects to self-identify as female.

The “Harry Potter” author — who has previously been accused of making transphobic comments — took to Twitter on Sunday by sharing an article from The Times of London titled: “‘Absurdity’ of police logging rapists as women.”

“War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength. The Penised Individual Who Raped You Is a Woman,” Rowling wrote, referencing “Newspeak” in George Orwell’s “1984.”

She then linked to the news article, which stated, “Police Scotland said that they would log rapes as being carried out by a woman if the accused person insists, even if they have not legally changed gender.”

Thousands of fans immediately hit out at Rowling, with many accusing her of having an unhealthy fixation on trans issues.

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