Bringing blasphemy back from the dead

Advertising is a free speech issue. To say ‘you can’t say that’ in an advert — to say that mocking Roman Catholicism, no matter how tongue-in-cheek, is not suitable advertising content — is as censorious as excluding a work of art from an exhibition.

‘If you ban our ad’, Antonio Federici’s spokesman told spiked, ‘you might as well ban any controversial story about the church — that’s the logical conclusion’.”


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