Free speech? Blasphemy law could bankrupt a cartoonist. It's time we got rid of it. . .

Cartoonist Aongus Collins on the dying art that this week's atrocity has made very relevant again.

Aongus Collins

Like most cartoonists I was shocked by the horrific shootings in Paris. Despite previous attacks on artists involved in the Danish cartoon controversy, it was the last thing we expected. But in hindsight it did not come out of the blue.