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 Today, Canada finally repealed its blasphemy law.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.
Canadian Atheist readers will know that Centre For Inquiry Canada and a host of other organizations from around the world have created the International Coalition Against Blasphemy Laws (ICABL). As a result of this coalition, I receive letters and information regarding blasphemy laws from around the globe. This week, I received news from Turkey’s Association of Atheism… Read more »
Well, not exactly hands across the water because John Hamill from Atheist Ireland flew across the water to Toronto and met with Eric Adriaans from Centre For Inquiry Canada to announce the charter of the new International Coalition Against Blasphemy Laws, and to discuss how both groups will work together as co-founders and partners in the… Read more »
Everything you need to know about “The Campaign to Abolish Blasphemy Laws, Worldwide” is available on one website: End Blasphemy Laws. The “About” section explains, The End Blasphemy Laws Campaign is run by the International Coalition Against Blasphemy Laws and brings together individual people (like you!) and organizations that share the same goal: campaigning to repeal “blasphemy”… Read more »