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Quote Of The Day – Tristan Emmanuel

“In both Britain and Canada, for example, we still had blasphemy laws on the books no less then ten years ago. The penalties – the penal sanctions – were fines and possible imprisonment, not hangings and whippings, but this is beside the point. [snip] One can advocate for the law principle, while not advocating for a particular type of punishment, ...

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Matt Barber’s Website: Bill Maher Should Be Publicly Whipped For Blasphemy

“I think it’s time to bring back blasphemy laws. Bill Maher is known for being an offensive anti-Christian bigot. It’s his trademark. But this time he’s gone too far. He may have protection under the First Amendment to say whatever slanderous thing that comes out of his toilet bowl brain, but that does not mean Christians should turn the other ...

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Holland To Spike Blasphemy Law

Press TV has the story: The Dutch parliament will approve a motion to abolish a law that criminalizes blasphemy, mainly due to strong support by the Liberal Party (VVD).  On Wednesday, a majority of parties in the Netherlands stated that the blasphemy law was no longer relevant in the 21st century. The VVD party had refused to support efforts to ...

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Irish Atheists Challenge Religious Blasphemy Law With Anti-Religion Posts

On Friday a new law went into effect in Ireland making it a crime if anyone “publishes or utters matter that is grossly abusive or insulting in relation to matters held sacred by any religion, thereby causing outrage among a substantial number of the adherents of that religion.” A blasphemy conviction can result in a fine of up to €25,000. ...

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