Racial and Religious Hatred Bill — 8 Nov 2005 at 17:16

moved Amendment No. 2:

After Clause 2, insert the following new clause-

"ABOLITION OF CERTAIN RELIGIOUS OFFENCES

The following offences are hereby abolished-

(a) blasphemy and blasphemous libel;

(b) any distinct offence of disturbing a religious service or religious devotions;

(c) any religious offence of striking a person in a church or churchyard."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 2) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 113; Not-Contents, 153.

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