Ireland set to hold vote on blasphemy laws
29 October 2018 | 5:30 am
Voters will be asked to decide whether blasphemy laws should be removed from the Irish constitution. Blasphemy is still considered a serious crime that carries heavy penalties – although no one has actually been convicted for the offense.
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