Reader comment on: Canada's New Blasphemy Laws
Submitted by uncle, Mar 8, 2017 07:36
Only fools would allow the prevention of free speech on religious grounds regardless of that religion.
It's one thing to physically attack a peaceful adherent to a religion purely based on their religious practices and believes and attack any fact-based criticism of a religion.
No religion or political doctrine should be protected from fact-based scrutiny. Any dilution of the right to free speech based on hard facts is an act of tyranny against individual thought and freedom of expression.
Without constant analysis and scrutiny a society stagnates and then goes into terminal decline.
As long as what is said is honest truthful and decent fitting democratic and common sense interpretations of legality people have the right and indeed duty to say what they think is right without fear of persecution or prosecution.
Canada needs to wake up and smell what is being shoveled in their direction masked as equality.
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