Dermot Ahern sees sense? Why could he not see the sense before?
Ahern proposes Autumn referendum on blasphemyHas there been a change in the parameters of sense? No of course not, what has happened is a politician who was only doing his duty has realized that one must ALWAYS question the nature of the duty.
Atheist Ireland welcomes the statement from Dermot Ahern, the Irish Justice Minister, that he is proposing a referendum this Autumn to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Irish Constitution.
The Minister has told the Sunday Times that "I was only doing my duty" in bringing in the new blasphemy law, and that "there was an incredibly sophisticated campaign [against me], mainly on the internet."
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Whilst a referendum is always welcome, does anyone really want a politician who is happy to use the same excuse for 'poor performance' as the former commandant of Treblinka extermination camp Franz Strangl?
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