Buttering up the Islamic states
Published 09/02/2010 | 05:00
IN JULY 2009, the Dail passed the amended Blasphemy Act, which curtailed the freedom of speech. It came into operation on January 1, 2010.
This law appalled many people, including religious people.
The arch non-believer, Professor Richard Dawkins, described it as a "wretched, backward, uncivilised regression to the middle ages".