The President has signed into law the Defamation Bill 2006 which contains an insane provision making it a crime to offend somebody’s religious views.
That’s it. We fully deserve to be the laughing stock of the entire world. Every maniac from the Scientologists to the Moonies now has carte blanche to bring private prosecutions against anyone they want to silence. And believe me, the Scientologists will use this as will the lunatic Catholic fringe groups like Youth Defence.
Minister Dermot Ahern in his idiocy has opened the door to theocracy.
It is now a crime in Ireland to joke about any religion.
Fuck it, says Jesus. Hitch up my chariot. I’m outta here.