Blasphemy, a human right?

Austin Dacey of the International Humanist and Ethical Union takes a look at the question of stepping on taboo toes in international law.

From the Revealer:

It is my opinion that blasphemy is a right. The taboo is nothing more than a tool used by the powerful to keep the powerless down.

It is also my opinion that blasphemy is a duty, for all who can engage in it with little or no fear of retribution, to show a lack of respect and an active disrespect for taboos and the sacred in the cause of human rights of opinion and expression. 
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