I do not believe in mocking people’s religions

Freedom of speech is not about reckless provocation; it is about preventing government totalitarianism through media scrutiny and exposure.

OECD Photo: Matthieu de Martignac
World leaders gather for a staged march in Paris to show solidarity with France and honour the shooting deaths of workers at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Jan. 11.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 01/14/2015 12:00 am EST

In the immediate aftermath of the tragic shooting in Paris at the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, emotions were running extremely high throughout the Western world. 

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