On Friday, Denmark’s Folketing – their Parliament – voted 75–27 to abolish Section 140 of their Penal Code: the blasphemy law.
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 18-Feb-2017 to 24-Feb-2017.
Anyone who has been following the news knows Two people have been killed and five injured in twin shootings in the Danish capital [Copenhagen], with one attack targeting a cultural centre hosting a debate on Islam and free speech and the other a synagogue. What may be less well known … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago the indispensable and insufferable Ezra Levant was given a Sappho Award by a Danish organization called, in English, The Free Press Society. The Society proclaims Sappho to be the Muse of Free Speech, although in practice they seem to be employing her more as the … Continue reading