Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

We are sorry to see you leave - Beta is different and we value the time you took to try it out. Before you decide to go, please take a look at some value-adds for Beta and learn more about it. Thank you for reading Slashdot, and for making the site better!

Comments

top

Ireland's Blasphemy Law Goes Into Effect

jtobin Not as bad as it sounds (845 comments)

The law was just brought in so that the law matches the constitution (and this was acknowledged by those that passed it). It's written in such a way no one will ever be prosecuted. The only alternative would be a referendum to change the constitution, and what politician wants to seem like they support blasphemy? As well as that, when the law was passed the next referendum was for the Lisbon treaty, and the government wouldn't have wanted to hold the two referendums together (as it'd make the Christian Right more likely to vote, and so possibly sink the Lisbon referendum).

more than 4 years ago
top

What kind of camp did you go to?

jtobin Re:CTY (791 comments)

And not just America. We also have it in Ireland (imaginatively named CTYI - although in our case the 'T' stands for 'Smart').

more than 7 years ago

Submissions

jtobin hasn't submitted any stories.

Journals

jtobin has no journal entries.

Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?