Attempts at Anti-Blasphemy Legislation

[Sent to the UN General Assembly (UNGA).]

There is a campaign by Algeria and Pakistan to make the United Nations make blasphemy illegal.  This should never come to a vote at the UNGA.  The campaign is directed specifically against the notion of freedom of speech and freedom of religion.  Furthermore, it is clear that Islam is the religion the campaign has in mind.  While I am not in favor of mocking religions mean-spiritedly, making the mockery of Islam illegal will have given validity to the mayhem that occurred in response to the Danish cartoons of Muhammad in 2005.


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