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There are genuine ethical issues behind the American abortion controversy

Democrats can only blame themselves if Roe v. Wade is overturned as it amounts to presenting yet another very substantial argument to the pro-life activist if one, as is the case with e.g. the City Council of New York January 2019, is so enthused about the state parliament passing The Reproductive Health Act which makes abortion an option for women till the 40th week of pregnancy, that it must be celebrated with pink illuminations on top of One World Trade Centre.

Free Speech Union defends only those, who speak nicely and are not too poor

If you want to call yourself a champion of freedom of speech, you must defend free speech for all - not just the upper class and the part of the working class that is not too unaesthetic and vociferous. Free Speech Union does not.

Italy introduces an app, which rewards model citizens

As part of the efforts to live up to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) citizens of Rome and Bologna are now offered an app rewarding them for good behaviour. This, for a beginning, translates into sorting of garbage, use of public transport, reduced consumption of energy – and no fines!
Movements and activities of citizens is increasingly being registered and what starts out in good intension of supporting sustainable development risks to evolve into a social credit system as known from China.  

In England working-class people are not valued

2. part of the documentary ’Rape of Britain’ not only exposes decades of assaults on English girls ignored by the authorities. It discloses ever more precisely the reasons behind this: in England working-class people are not valued.

Ukraine's Zelinsky and Canada's Trudeau have a lot in common - and then again, maybe not

.Zelinsky and Trudeau have clowning as their common starting point, but where Trudeau really is a clown, Zelinsky has proven to be everything else.

By the Prophet's beard

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Practicing Muslims are exempted from the rules of the democratic debate

It is striking that practicing Muslims who claim that it is possible to reconcile Islam and democracy are not required to make arguments for their claim. It is otherwise a basic premise of all democratic debate that one must argue for one's claims and be willing to debate them with others.

He stayed true to himself and he never gave up

Lars Vilks was indomitable: he walked calmly through all his trials and tribulations with both his characteristic optimism and humor fully intact. He remained the same, and no one ever heard him complain about his fate or the lack of physical freedom he, under 24/7 police protection, had to endure in order to insist on freedom - not least freedom of speech.

(translated by Tania Groth)

We will never see Muslims integrated into Danish society - it is simply too hard for them

If Mustafa Musse Sayegh, founder and chairman of the Association Apostate, speaks to believers, then leaving Islam requires almost superhuman strength. He has done it himself - but he is also one of a kind. Therefore, a realistic future scenario is further segregation and parallel societies as long as we have Muslims in our midst.

(translated by Tania Groth)

The prosecution - a political steamroller against freedom of expression?

The indictment against Kim Møller adds to the series of lawsuits for violating section § 264 d of the Penal Code, which are now being carried out against a number of Islam-critical participants in the public debate, with blogger Steen Raaschou and debater Jaleh Tavakoli as the most spectacular cases to date.

(translated by Tania Groth)

Hollywood exercises self-censorship so as not to offend China

The power of the tech giants over us and our freedom of speech is far greater than that of the state

Denmark yet again bows its neck to Communist China

It is important that we protest loudly every time we are censored by the tech giants

How militarized and guarded can a civil society be and still be called a democracy?

Aia Fog´s speech at the 2020 Sappho Award to Gunnar Sandelin, Saturday September 19, 2020

Interview med Gunnar Sandelin

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) restricts freedom of expression

Why will the Jewish community not participate in our debate on anti-Semitism in Denmark?

Identity policy is becoming increasingly totalitarian – and now it is affecting their own

the extreme identity politics of today threatens freedom of expression

The surreal spectacle of “taking the knee” for Black Lives Matter

YouTube censorship - But why?

Is Hungary's Corona-law really a greater democratic travesty than the same in other countries?

The Unity Party's Shield and Sword?

It is striking that no Western politician responds when China's government commends itself for its efforts against coronavirus

Tommy Robinson reported for violence by the man who sexually abused his 8-year-old daughter in the water park

Does Free Speech Union give hope for freedom of expression in England - or is it just an elitist project?

Youtube and the Guardian Council - a new intervention in freedom of speech

With the award of the Sappho Award, Tommy Robinson, the Free Press Society is once again positioning itself exactly where we should be