Skip to comments.Radical Islamís Global Reaction: The Push for Blasphemy Laws
Posted on 02/05/2013 2:15:34 PM PST by Sir Napsalot
Free speech is under attack in the West, and its under attack from abroad. For years radical Islamists have targeted embassies abroad and individuals at home for insulting the Prophet Muhammad. And now diplomats and heads of state from Islamist countries are using international oganizations to pressure the West to criminalize blasphemy and are even lobbying for a global censorship regime.
Just weeks after the riots, the freshly chosen presidents of Egypt and Yemen took to the podium at the United Nations and demanded that blasphemy be outlawed everywhere in the world, including in the United States. Insults against the prophet of Islam, Muhammad, are not acceptable, said Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. We will not allow anyone to do this by word or by deed. There should be limits for the freedom of expression, added Yemens president, Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi, especially if such freedom blasphemes the beliefs of nations and defames their figures.
Saudi Arabia went even further and advocated an international censorship body to crush blasphemy on the Internet. There is a crying need for international collaboration to address freedom of expression which clearly disregards public order, the government said.
Thats where things stand. Condemning what they call widespread Islamophobia, religious authoritarians are asserting themselves, both violently and diplomatically, while the West cowers and says theyre right to be angry. Hillary Clinton even says she personally shares their anger.
This will not do. It will not do at all. Instead, the United States should go on the offensive and demand that blasphemy be legalized in every country on earth.
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Because Western governments are weak, show signs of weakness, and which is extremely tempting for the global islamists.
"You dont have to approve of blasphemy or religious hate speech to understand why it must be protected. Free speech is irrelevant if offensive speech isnt protected. Have a nice day isnt prohibited anywhere, not even in North Korea."
Imagine you wake up tomorrow morning and there are no muslims on earth; no criminals in jail; no anarchists; no liberals, progressives, socialists, fascists or communists; No Hollyweird, no union thugs, no OWS, no third-world dictators. just God, Patriots and common decency. Man, that would be nice.
Gotta wonder why Hillary and her boss see nothing wrong with this particular form of tyrrany and thought control. Maybe it’s because they have their own kind of tyrrany and thought control.
Amen! Dear GOD in heaven, I second that prayer. Take them all away Dear GOD!
You can move to North Dakota and not open the newspaper. It’s pretty close.
You obviously haven’t been paying attention to “God, patriots and decency” interacted on FreeRepublic in 2012. Not so nice.
You must have a valid religion to worry about blasphemy laws.
These lovers of a 6th century sand monkey pedophile belong to a hate cult and there are no words in any language of the world to even attempt to define their filthy gutter belief system.
I detest the existence of a single one of them on this earth. I detest that molecules of air I breath might have passed through their fetid lungs. Even in their death they do nothing but contaminate the earth.
Of course our president loves them. He is one of them.
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