Blasphemy law broken?

Ian O’Doherty in today’s Irish Independent.

So, we’re now officially the most religiously deranged country in the civilised world. Now that blasphemous libel has been introduced to the statue books, it will be a crime to have a pop at religions.

So, here we go — Catholicism is a cannibal cult which eats its leader, Jews who believe that God wants them to settle in the Holy Land are deranged lunatics, Muslims who wants to install Islamic law are nothing but fascist terrorists and Scientologists are nothing but a bunch of brainwashed weirdos who have been suckered by the malicious rantings of a failed science-fiction writer.

Alright lads, I’ll see you in court.

One thought on “Blasphemy law broken?”

  1. I’ve asked this before – any answers? Did this law get ramrodded through to be there in time to prevent us throwing shit in the right direction when the long awaited report into cover-up; lack of action, maybe downright colusion, into complaints of child sexual abuse hits the news… the reason why some people are ‘bracing’ for bigtime criticism when it does? So that the (God) given right of speaking publicly would then be muzzled to the delight of the Government and those who they appear to be protecting. (God) help us….

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