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Egyptian court sentences atheist for insulting religion

There are 3 comments on the www.startribune.com story from Dec 13, 2012, titled Egyptian court sentences atheist for insulting religion. In it, www.startribune.com reports that:

A court on Wednesday sentenced an atheist from a Christian family to three years in prison for insulting religion, firing up fears about the future of freedom of expression just as Egyptians prepare to vote on an Islamist-backed draft constitution denounced by secular groups as failing to protect such rights.

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“Sombrero Galaxy”

Since: Jan 10

I'm An Illegal Alien

#1 Dec 13, 2012
Of course religion stymies freedom of speech.

Since: Sep 10

Earth

#2 Dec 15, 2012
If mythical "gods" can create the universe and turn people into pillars of salt for looking at them, why can't "they" defend themselves from the words of a single person?

The only anti-religious people ARE religious people. They would kill everyone who disagrees with them if they could get away with it.

“Sombrero Galaxy”

Since: Jan 10

I'm An Illegal Alien

#3 Dec 15, 2012
P_Smith wrote:
If mythical "gods" can create the universe and turn people into pillars of salt for looking at them, why can't "they" defend themselves from the words of a single person?
The only anti-religious people ARE religious people. They would kill everyone who disagrees with them if they could get away with it.
Agreed. They have being doing this shyt for so many years.

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