Freedom Of Expression Is For Christians Too
Atheist Ireland has this week written an open letter to every TD in the Cavan-Monaghan Constituency and every member of Monaghan County Council. The full text of this letter is reproduced below.
Dear Minister Humphreys,
As an elected representative for the Monaghan area, I would like to seek your assistance in addressing specific human rights abuses in Monaghan Town. Article 19 within the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that:
"Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers."
Unfortunately, the written policy of a body licensed by Monaghan County Council, is currently abrogating the right to freedom of expression within the public spaces of Monaghan Town. Those who have elected you are entitled to expect that you will vindicate this right on their behalf. Read more ...
Vatican sex education to be taught in Irish schools
The Vatican has published a new online course for the sex education of adolescents called the Meeting Point. It was developed with the help of the Subcommittee of the Family and the Defense of Life of the Spanish Episcopal Conference.
The intention is that this new course on Vatican sex education will be introduced into all second level Irish schools. This has consequences for minorities in the education system as their Relationship, Sexuality and Moral education will be taught and controlled by the agents of a foreign state and contrary to their convictions. Read more ...