A round-up of recent religion news. Continue Reading →
Stephen Pihlaja on free speech versus hate speech on YouTube. Continue Reading →
by Austin Dacey Do you have a human right to blaspheme? Ask a philosopher and you may get two different answers. Continue Reading →
An excerpt from the letter that Dr. Kenneth J. Howell sent to his University of Illinois “Introduction to Catholicism” students in preparation for a test, below. After a student anonymously complained that the letter constituted “hate speech,” Dr. Howell was removed from his position. Alliance Defense Fund has taken up a law suit against the university on behalf of Dr. Howell, claiming that he was fired for his religious beliefs. Continue Reading →
He’s run through anti-semitism (The Passion of the Christ), classism (restraining order against a homeless man?!) and now — it’s not a new saw — racism. HuffPo, the LA Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle are all reporting that Gibson’s been caught on tape using the N-word while slandering his former girlfriend and, uh, baby mama.
The Revealer spent a lot of time covering Gibson’s media melees over the past few years, including the release of The Passion. We’ve combed through our archives for some Gibson classics so you don’t have to: Continue Reading →
01 February 2006 Britain’s “religious hatred bill,” which has been criticized for over a year by an unlikely coalition of Christian and Muslim groups, civil libertarians, atheists and comics, suffered a Continue Reading →
07 October 2005 If evolutionism is a religion, does this become hate speech? Two Dover, PA, school board members praised the burning of a former student’s mural depicting of the evolution of man.