Europe Suppresses Speech for Muslim ‘Feelings’

Imagine if America had a law where you couldn’t mock Christian doctrines without facing a fine. The press would again denounce the curtailment of free speech.  And yet the First Amendment worshipers were missing when the European Court of Human Rights upheld an Austrian court verdict that a woman should be punished for casting aspersions on the Islamic biography of Muhammad, the prophet, who married a child bride named Aisha.  This same court has ruled against Lithuanian courts for fining the clothier Sekmadienis in 2012 for advertisements that tweaked the country’s Catholic majority with implied hipster images of Jesus and his mother Mary. The Jesus figure was shirtless and tattooed.  Read more: