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A Look into the Irish Blasphemy Referendum

"The laws in question once were only a provision to protect against insult to Christianity, but as of 2009, were expanded to protect all religions after it was ruled that the 1999 Constitutional guarantee of protection of religious equality mandated that it was necessary. Following this expansion, and brought up in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shooting, Ali Selim of the Islamic cultural Centre of Ireland suggested that the law ought to be used to prevent news reproduction of the cartoons featured in the publication.

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