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Blasphemy 'is no crime', says Macron
amid French girl's anti-Islam row

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 2/13/2020 3:50:48 AM

Emmanuel Macron has waded into a row over a schoolgirl whose attack on Islam has divided France, insisting that blasphemy is “no crime”. The French president defended the teenager, named only as Mila, who received death threats and was forced out of her school after filming an anti-religious diatribe on social media. Macron’s intervention comes after his justice minister, Nicole Belloubet, was criticised for claiming Mila’s attack on religion was “an attack on freedom of conscience” while saying the death threats were “unacceptable”.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher 2/13/2020 4:30:55 AM (No. 316766)
It's no 'blasphemy', either, sport. You'd best decide whose camp you're in instead of trying to have it both ways.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: BGray2 2/13/2020 8:41:30 AM (No. 316938)
It's only blasphemy to islamists and their liberal apologists. Everyone else calls it expressing an opinion.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: HotRod 2/13/2020 9:51:52 AM (No. 317052)
France, and the rest of Europe, haven't seen anything yet! They have allowed the Muslims to contaminate their culture, fearing criticism from the PC, multi-cultural crowd. Now, they will watch as more and more citizens are murdered. The give-away socialists want to cultivate the immigrants for votes, but they will suffer unintended consequences!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MDConservative 2/13/2020 10:56:24 AM (No. 317132)
“I wholly disapprove of what you say—and will defend to the death your right to say it.”
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 2/13/2020 12:39:07 PM (No. 317285)
Macron cannot sit on the fence on this. Islam has blasphemy laws to suppress discussion and criticism. No free speech. No freedom. That is the exact opposite of France. Macron can side with Islamic tyranny or French freedom. He cannot have it both ways.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 2/13/2020 12:53:42 PM (No. 317306)
Being anti-Islam is a heroic stand.
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