29th July 2013

“Because no one can agree on what constitutes blasphemy, laws that attempt to ban it are themselves vague, highly prone to arbitrary enforcement and are used to stifle everything from political opposition to religious inquiry.”

Paula Schriefer

One Response to “29th July 2013”

  1. Sinjin Smythe Says:

    It was this way with adultery as well. You’d be convicted on circumstantion evidence, like sleeping in a house with a man who wasn’t your husband. Even if you didn’t engage in anything at all you could be convicted by virtue of just being the same roofing. If you wanted to get rid of an inconvenient woman all you had to do was accuse her of adultery. Women lived paranoid that they might be accused and often accused others just to beat them to the punch.