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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…

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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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