Now’s the time to eliminate Canada’s old blasphemy laws

Them first.

Now that M-103 has passed many Canadians have concerns that the country is creeping towards some form of anti-blasphemy legislation.

They’re worried that the motion that singles out the ill-defined Islamophobia for special treatment will, in some way, criminalize robust criticism of Islam.

It’s not as wild of a fear as others are making it out to be. After all, some Muslim-majority countries criminalize a broad definition of Islamophobia that ensnares things, such as critical blogging and drawing cartoons of the prophet

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