Irish Constitutional Convention recommendations on blasphemy
The Constitutional Convention has voted on its recommendations to the Government about blasphemy. Here are the results. We will comment on it soon.
Should the reference to blasphemy in the Constitution be kept as it is?
If not, should the offence of blasphemy in the Constitution be…
38% Removed altogether
53% Replace with new general provision including incitement to religious hatred
Should there be a legislative provision for the offence of blasphemy?
If so, should the law be…
11% The existing law
82% New detailed law including incitement to religious hatred