Blasphemy Day—Because We Can!

October 02, 2012

From Edward Falzon, writing on the Huffington Post:

Blasphemy Rights Day International is the work of the Center for Inquiry, a non-profit based in Amherst, New York. The organisation's stated purpose is to "foster a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values."

"From many governments, there has been a stronger push to prohibit "offensive" speech about religion than we have witnessed in years," says Ronald Lindsay, CFI's president and CEO. "Multiple incidents over the last twelve months have underscored the appalling lack of freedom in many countries to express even the blandest criticism of either religion in general or the dominant religion in a particular country."

Read the full article here.