We did it! Today, Canada finally repealed its blasphemy law. Well, technically the Senate voted not to insist on amendments it had put to the House of Commons after MPs voted yesterday to reject those amendments. But that’s the parliamentary wrangling you can read on Hansard.
Blasphemy is a victimless crime, goes the meme. But as is so common with such pithy statements, things are a lot more complicated in reality.
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 4-Aug-2018 to 10-Aug-2018.
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 14-Jul-2018 to 20-Jul-2018.
Faisal Saeed Al Mutar talks with Scott Douglas Jacobsen on freedom of expression and free speech. Continue reading