Friday, January 16, 2015

US Groups Fight Bigotry Without Blasphemy Laws

Published on 15 Jan 2015

Last week’s killings in Paris were carried out by militants professing to avenge the Prophet Mohammad. When they attacked the office of the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, and a kosher grocery store, they slaughtered iconoclastic cartoonists and Jews shopping for kosher food, shot dead a Muslim policeman in the line of duty, and unleashed an emotional debate about blasphemy, bigotry and the limits of free speech.