Slate: A Woman’s Right to Know

Dahlia Lithwick | Slate (United States) The U.S. Supreme Court has long been signaling an almost infinite tolerance for claims that religious freedom and the freedom of speech—especially when combined—can …Continue reading »

Calgary Herald: Opinion: The hypocrisy of Canada’s anti-blasphemy law

Derek James From | Calgary Herald (Canada) It’s been 10 years since the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published the now notorious cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. The cartoons were republished by …Continue reading »

Globo: Alerj arquiva projeto que propõe multa a quem ridicularizar religião

Globo (Brasil) A presidência da Assembleia Legislativa do Rio (Alerj) decidiu nesta terça-feira (25) arquivar o projeto de lei 540/15, do deputado Fábio Silva (PMDB), que estabelecia multa de até …Continue reading »

AP: Judge orders Kentucky clerk to issue gay marriage licenses

ADAM BEAM and CLAIRE GALOFARO | Associated Press (United States) FRANKFORT, KY. — A county clerk in Kentucky will not immediately issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, her lawyer says, …Continue reading »

Último Segundo: Projeto conservador busca criminalizar doutrinação ideológica em escolas

David Shalom | Último Segundo (Brasil) Defendido como medida prioritária por movimentos que exigem o impeachment da presidente Dilma Rousseff, um projeto de lei com o pretexto de acabar com …Continue reading »

National Post: Marni Soupcoff: Fight religious extremism with liberty, not repression

Marni Soupcoff | National Post (Canada) Singling out the leaders of one religion, and one religion only, for certification and training in Canada is discriminatory on its face. So it …Continue reading »

Religion & Politics: The Rise of Christian Conservative Legal Organizations

Daniel Bennett | Religion & Politics (United States) Two years ago, a longtime customer walked into Barronelle Stutzman’s flower shop with a request: the customer—who is gay—asked Stutzman to provide …Continue reading »

El País: “Yo no me disculpo”, el lema que exigió Estado Laico este domingo en San José

Andrea Mora | El País (Costa Rica) San José, 13 Abr (Elpaís.cr) – Este domingo decenas de personas se manifestaron frente a la Catedral Metropolitana de San José, para presionar …Continue reading »

La Razón: Democracia y blasfemiaLa Razón: Democracia y blasfemiaLa Razón: Democracia y blasfemia

Julián Andrade | La Razón (México) El derecho a la blasfemia. Desde hace unos días hay un interesante y fuerte debate sobre los límites de la libertad de expresión a …Continue reading »

Vice: Why Is Blasphemy Still Illegal in Canada?Vice: Why Is Blasphemy Still Illegal in Canada?Vice: Why Is Blasphemy Still Illegal in Canada?

Shanifa Nasser | Vice (Canada) While the debate over freedom of speech swirls in the wake of the attacks on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, it turns out Canada has its …Continue reading »

HuffPo: Why God-Fearing Social Conservatives and Politically Correct Liberals ‘Are Not’ Charlie HebdoHuffPo: Why God-Fearing Social Conservatives and Politically Correct Liberals ‘Are Not’ Charlie HebdoHuffPo: Why God-Fearing Social Conservatives and Politically Correct Liberals ‘Are Not’ Charlie Hebdo

H. A. Goodman | Huffington Post (United States) Murderous rampages aren’t usually difficult events to judge. Sadly, both conservatives and liberals have found ways to tepidly condemn France’s terror attacks, …Continue reading »