September 25, 2012

Bad Ideas Never Die, They Just Recirculate in the UN

It's not a conspiracy when they openly tell you that they want to end freedom of speech and religion:

As the U.N. General Assembly convenes this week in New York, several leaders of mostly Muslim nations are suggesting that the world body consider sanctions on blasphemy, amid widespread protests against an amateur movie that denigrates Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.
And who is leading the charge? Turkey's "moderate" Islamist leader:
“I am the prime minister of a nation, of which most are Muslims, that has declared anti-Semitism a crime against humanity. But the West hasn’t recognized Islamophobia as a crime against humanity. It has encouraged it,” Mr. Erdogan told reporters last week.

Turkey heads the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, a body of 57 nations, which has long pushed for a U.N. resolution condemning the “defamation of religion.”

I don't like laws outlawing anti-Semetism. But at least there's a basis for them in recent history. Unlike "Islamophobia" which has killed so few people that you'd really have to look long and hard to find an actual victim.

By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 09:59 AM | Comments |