Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:23
It should be politically toxic, publicly excruciating, there should be protests, and mass disruption to campuses when universities censor blasphemy. Where is the outrage?
Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:10
A landmark legal cases involving secularists took place a century ago. In Bowman v. Secular Society the relatives of a testator leaving money to the Society sought to have the will declared invalid on the grounds of blasphemy.
Posted: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:27
The Sony crisis is almost identical to the Satanic Verses controversy, or the Mohammed cartoon riots. Benjamin Jones argues that Sony's capitulation to North Korea has all the hallmarks of religious blasphemy cases, and that the state religion of North Korea is functionally identical to theocracy.
Posted: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:20
Iran's execution of Mohsen Amir-Aslani on apostasy charges illustrates the injustices caused by such laws in the Middle East and around the world, argues Alastair Lichten.
Posted: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 08:41
Associate Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee, Robert C. Blitt explains why The US Department of State and numerous human rights organizations are premature in heralding the end of attempts to entrench an international norm prohibiting blasphemy at the United Nations