Posts Tagged ‘hate speech’

It is a slow, drawn out type of persecution but persecution none the less.  When one is not allowed to speak their beliefs, I could see if those beliefs were violent, but this is just an opinion that a specific act is wrong in the eyes of God…


Turning Christian speech into ‘hate speech’

United Nations UN logoAlliance Defense Fund (ADF) has joined other groups in urging the United Nations to protect religious expression in a civil rights covenant.

The U.N.’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for a consultation to review the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. ADF attorney Piero Tozzi explains that two provisions are at issue.

“One [provision] provides for freedom of expression. Another provision, however, would limit that,” he explains. “It’s the following article that says: ‘Any advocacy of national, racial, or religious hatred that constitutes incitement to discrimination, hostility, or violence shall be prohibited by law.'”


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