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Blasphemy in the UK

On May 6th this year, the UK House of Commons voted to abolish Blasphemy and Blasphemous Libel from the statute books as an amendment to the Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill. The final Act received royal assent on 8th May and will come into effect as of 8th July 2008. Blasphemy laws in the UK apply to blasphemy against Christianity exclusively.

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