Skip to comments.Europe’s War on Free Speech
Posted on 01/30/2009 7:32:18 AM PST by AJKauf
Muslims aren't the only ones trying to restrict free speech in Europe. In Britain, for example, the government is facing pressure from homosexual rights activists to overturn a free speech protection amendment added to a controversial gay hate law. The free speech protection clause, which states that criticizing homosexual practice or urging people to refrain from such conduct will not, in itself, be a crime, was added to the new offense of incitement to homophobic hatred. But now the government wants to remove that protection. The crime of inciting homophobic hatred includes any words or behavior which is threatening and intended to stir up hatred. It carries a maximum sentence of seven years in prison.
At the European level, meanwhile, government ministers from the 27 member states of the European Union are debating a draft EU Directive that aims to outlaw discrimination and harassment in the provision of goods and services. The new legislation would, for example, shut down Christian adoption agencies if they refuse to provide same-sex couples with children. Indeed, the definition of harassment is so broad that even moderate explanations of Christian beliefs on sexual conduct or other religions could be considered a crime.
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It just might be the first ‘war’ in a century Europe prosecutes successfully.
The irony is the end result will be the same as the other wars Europe fought in that time frame.
In a few years, I’ll be saying “I warned you” to the people who claimed bowing to the wishes of homosexuals without addressing certain issues woulf threaten our rights...’cause the same thing going on in Europe will soon happen over here.
That's the whole point.
The sex positive agenda is decidedly antiChristian and sets as a goal ending all moral judgements over ALL sexual pairings regardless of sex, age, relation, marital status, number, or species of partner(s).
The sex-positive movement does not in general make moral or ethical distinctions between heterosexual or homosexual sex, or indeed masturbation for people who are otherwise celibate, regarding these choices as matters of personal preference. Some sex-positive positions include acceptance of BDSM, asexuality, polyamory, transsexuality, transgenderism, and other forms of gender transgression in general.
Most elements of the sex-positive movement advocate comprehensive and accurate sex education as part of its campaign.
One definition of sex-positivity, from:Sex-positive, a term thats coming into cultural awareness, isnt a dippy love-child celebration of orgone its a simple yet radical affirmation that we each grow our own passions on a different medium, that instead of having two or three or even half a dozen sexual orientations, we should be thinking in terms of millions. Sex-positive respects each of our unique sexual profiles, even as we acknowledge that some of us have been damaged by a culture that tries to eradicate sexual difference and possibility.Some advocates of sex-positivity define their philosophy in contrast to sex-negativity, which they identify as the dominant view of sex in Western culture. According to these advocates, traditional Christian views of human sexuality define traditional Western values in relation to this subject. Thus, such proponents of sex-positivity claim that under the Western, Christian tradition, sex is seen as a destructive force except when it is redeemed by the saving grace of procreation, and sexual pleasure is seen as sinful. Sexual acts are ranked hierarchically, with marital heterosexuality at the top of the hierarchy and masturbation, homosexuality, and other sexualities that deviate from societal norms closer to the bottom. Medicine and psychiatry are said to have also contributed to sex-negativity, as they may, from time to time, designate some forms of sexuality that appear on the bottom of this hierarchy as being pathological (see Mental illness). However, Western societies which predate Christian influence, such as ancient Greece, have often endorsed forms of sexuality that strongly conflict with Christian beliefs.
Meanwhile it is ok for Islamists to hold signs threatening to kill the kufir.
Wow - going to jail for speaking the truth. How far the Empire has fallen...
You’re right—its coming to our doorstep. Then what will those ignore the threat do?
Stick their heads up their butts and pretend it isn’t happening...or not care because it isn’t happening to them.