Last Thursday, in a historic first, a speech was made before Parliament in Kanien’kéha, the Mohawk language.
Today, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould tabled Bill C-51 to amend the Criminal Code, which repeals around two dozen sections of the Code and modifies several others. One of the sections it repeals is §296: the blasphemy law.
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 27-May-2017 to 2-Jun-2017.
This week the trial started for Mohamad Jamal Khweis, a (then) 26 year-old American who successfully joined Daesh, then changed his mind, surrendering to Kurdish Peshmerga three months later. Khweis’s story has me wondering about the question of forgiveness.