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Putin Backs Idea of Int'l Ban on Insulting Religious Feelings
Interfax ^ | 11/5/20

Posted on 11/07/2020 6:22:08 PM PST by marshmallow

Moscow, November 5, Interfax - A ban on insulting the feelings of the faithful should be enshrined in international law, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

At his meeting with representatives from religious organizations on the National Unity Day on Wednesday, one attendee, Ismail Berdiyev, head of the North Caucasus Muslims' Coordinating Center, suggested that the president present to the UN Security Council an idea that all countries introduce a law making it unacceptable to offend religious feelings.

"It is a good proposal. I don't understand, who could be against a ban on insulting the feelings of the faithful in any form. We need to think about it, I will definitely instruct the Foreign Ministry," Putin said.

"This needs to be thought through. As you understand, our initiatives do not always pass international platforms. Although some really prompt quite a big positive reaction, in this particular instance, on the part of UN members," he added.

TOPICS: Current Events; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: 1stamendment; aoc; blasphemy; blasphemylaw; blasphemylaws; civilization; civilizations; doc; feelings; freedomofspeech; hatespeech; notsatire; putin; snowflakes; speech

1 posted on 11/07/2020 6:22:08 PM PST by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Stupid idea. Okay, I think we should be respectful but where does one draw the line? Islamic cult okay? Islamic Terrorism?

2 posted on 11/07/2020 6:24:10 PM PST by Reno89519 (Buy American, Hire American! End All Worker Visa Programs. Replace Visa Workers w/ American Workers)
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To: marshmallow

Does that include the feelings of a Christian baker when asked to bake a cake for a Gay wedding?

3 posted on 11/07/2020 6:24:36 PM PST by Inyo-Mono
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To: marshmallow

What about insulting the Prophet Marx?

4 posted on 11/07/2020 6:26:07 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Inyo-Mono

I’m shocked by this.

He is supporting the Russian Church so much (i don’t know if it’s for selfish or spiritual reasons).

He MUST know this will only apply to Christians and Jews.

And muslims are a threat to Russia.

This one confounds me

5 posted on 11/07/2020 6:26:52 PM PST by dp0622 (Tried a coup, a fake tax story, tramp slander, Russia nonsense, impeachment and a virus. They lost.)
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To: marshmallow

Putin is an atheist, I put no weight on this nonsense at all.

6 posted on 11/07/2020 6:31:11 PM PST by mquinn (Obama's supporters: a deliberate drowning of consciousness by means of rhythmic noise)
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To: marshmallow

Are you f-ing kidding me?!

While I’d like fewer people insulting Christianity I’m not about to say there should be a worldwide ban on it.

7 posted on 11/07/2020 6:31:58 PM PST by Skywise
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To: marshmallow

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8 posted on 11/07/2020 6:37:04 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge.)
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To: marshmallow

Alliance of Civilizations / Dialogue of Civilizations. Originally conceived by bt Erdogan of Turkey, Khameinei of Iran, and Zapatero of Spain... pushed also by Macron of France and of course, Obama.

9 posted on 11/07/2020 6:41:53 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge.)
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Russia doesn’t have a 1st Amendment. The US does, and it’s one of the most important reason it thrives, well beyond other nations. The 1st Amendment recognizes the right to free speech, assembly and religious practice. These rights are not at all incompatible. It is not without cause that they are all addressed in a single Amendment. They are, in fact, interdependent.

10 posted on 11/07/2020 6:47:00 PM PST by rightwingcrazy (;-,)
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To: marshmallow

Russia doesn’t have a 1st Amendment. The US does, and it’s one of the most important reason it thrives, well beyond other nations. The 1st Amendment recognizes the right to free speech, assembly and religious practice. These rights are not at all incompatible. It is not without cause that they are all addressed in a single Amendment. They are, in fact, interdependent.

11 posted on 11/07/2020 6:47:00 PM PST by rightwingcrazy (;-,)
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To: dp0622

Over 108 parables about death to the infidel... so, it’s the original hate literature.
IS he targeting them?, didn’t thinkso

12 posted on 11/07/2020 6:53:02 PM PST by himno hero (had'nff)
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To: marshmallow

“unacceptable to offend religious feelings.”

Screw that crap!

13 posted on 11/07/2020 7:15:57 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: dp0622

Meh the Russian Church is a longtime KBG/FSB front they’re about as serious about the Gospel of Christ as Obama is about free market capitalist principles.
This is just typical Putin, style tyranny under the very guise of something else.

14 posted on 11/07/2020 7:51:20 PM PST by StoneWall Brigade (Live Free or Die)
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To: StoneWall Brigade

Good call.

15 posted on 11/07/2020 7:56:55 PM PST by dp0622 (Tried a coup, a fake tax story, tramp slander, Russia nonsense, impeachment and a virus. They lost.)
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To: marshmallow

Laws should not be based on feelings. There is not a human right against being offended.

16 posted on 11/08/2020 1:47:03 PM PST by Marchmain (i vote pro-life)
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