He says NO, conveniently forgetting that we already have the Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racial_and_Religious_Hatred_Act_2006 as well as section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986.
What Emma West said was blasphemy if you are a godless liberal.
To a liberal, hate-speech is blasphemy.
How typical dishonourable and disingenuous to say that gratuitously insulting people and ideas non-liberals find sacred is OK, but not the other way round.
Holocaust Denial, anyone?