Finnish Christian MP to appear before Supreme Court over ‘hate crime’ Bible tweet

Posted on April 23, 2024 
Filed under Culture wars

“A Christian politician in Finland will be forced to stand trial for the third time, despite twice being vindicated over allegations of ‘hate speech’ for sharing the Bible’s teaching on homosexuality.

In November, judges in Helsinki found ‘no reason’ to overturn an earlier ruling that upheld Dr Päivi Räsänen’s right to free speech. But the country’s Supreme Court is now set to hear the charges against her for expressing biblical sexual ethics in a 2019 tweet and a 2004 pamphlet. …”

– Report from The Christian Institute.