Blasphemy law is repealed in Ireland, enforced in Pakistan, and a problem in many Christian and Muslim countries

11 11 2018

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The citizens of Ireland voted recently, in a nationwide referendum, to remove a clause from their constitution that had made blasphemy a criminal offence. Ireland’s now-defunct Defamation Act of 2009 prohibited the “publication or utterance of blasphemous matter.” Read the rest of this entry »