Why don't we just criminalise bad taste?
Published 12/05/2014 | 02:30
The killing of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire last month by a student was one of the most shocking things any of us have heard this year.
By all accounts, she was a genuinely lovely woman who was truly mourned, not just by the pupils who were in the school when she was stabbed by a 15-year-old student, but also by the numerous past pupils who returned to the school to pay their respects to a beloved teacher.
And, as is now the standard response to any sickening incident, the jokes and the trolls were quick out of the blocks.