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When I pointed out @Charities_Reg overstepped their powers to order #Repeal Maser mural removal and noted they weren’t pursuing the 20+ anti-choice fake charities I reported to them, they blocked me and refused to say why. The Info Commissioners just told them they can’t do that.
This OIC decision means that, if you’re a public body and you block someone on twitter, you have to tell the person why you did that if they ask. Your reasons might be gibberish but you still have to give it. The person can then challenge the gibberish reasons with the Ombudsman.
The CEO of @Charities_Reg has recently quit for a new big job in the Mental Health Commission so I’ll be keeping close eye on which MH hospitals get sanctioned for breaches and which don’t, but in the meantime CRA still has to account for biased behaviour during #Repeal.
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Good evening fam, thanks for joining us yet again on this platform.
Happy Sunday to you wherever you are, it's sure getting really exciting as the year is running fast by.
We just want to thank God for His goodness all beyond what obtains around us.
#Audacious
I am tempted to do a session on taking stock of your year but I won't do it, a lot of other platforms will be getting ready to do such and I won't bombard you with any more of that. Our teachings are going to continue, nothing changes in the calendar.
#Audacious
I believe that our year has been good so far, and if it hasn't been the way we would have wanted it, we'll just pray about it and tell it to God 😀✌.
#Audacious
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1. Thread on cronyism, the abortion industry and the Government.

#savethe8th #loveboth
2. In the midst of the #cervicalcheckscandal other unsavoury details about the Govt. have emerged. These facts help to explain what exactly Tony O'Brien (Director General of the HSE) was doing as a non-executive Director of the Board of Evofem Devices & why Min. Harris approved.
3.This arrangement occurred in the middle of a flu season epidemic in Jan 2018. A peak number of people of 714 were left on trolleys in one day. Mr Varadker is quoted as having supported this unusual decision.
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Today we are warning that #RepealTheEighth vote can't be assumed even through No have failed to increase their vote. If the same last week shift comes into play as for Marriage Equality & Divorce we are looking at a result to close to call. To explain in detail..
#together4yes
1995 Divorce referendum looked to be in the bag from advance polls but on the day was only narrowly carried, it appears major drop in Yes happened in last 10 days. Too long ago to say more but we can say a whole lot more about Marriage Equality..
Marriage Equality also saw sharp drop in last 10 days, there were 4 polls published a weekend before by the same range of companies polling this time around - table shows each poll and then actual result first for raw data, then with Don't Knows excluded..
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So a few weeks ago something happened to friends of mine that made a tough situation that they were going through even worse. They'd gone through the tragedy of getting a fatal foetal anomaly diagnosis only last year.
The campaign was kicking off, and they went away to take a break over Easter, coming home to find one of the "Licence to Kill" Embryo posters staring in the window at them. As parents who were grieving, and also caring for a 2 year old, and working, this was just too fucking much
Thankfully the wind removed the poster from outside their door and their world was a little lighter for it. But the added stress of it forced them to make their suffering public. Not able to grieve privately the cruel campaign of the NOs forced them to make their pain public
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A thread on the long running rebellion that eventually forced the government to call a referendum to #repealthe8th - photo is us on the February 1992 X-case march - the point at which the tide turned & lead to the #Together4Yes to get rid of #8thref this May
Our involvement goes further back, WSM formed in 1984 but those members had fought introduction of the 8th as part of the Anti-Amendment Campaign. Felt AAC was too defensive through and there was a need to always include a 'womens right to choose' on every platform
In 1984 Eileen Flynn sacked from teaching job at New Ross convent school - Jesuit priest wrote “Ms Flynn’s pregnancy is significant only as being incontrovertible evidence that her relations with the man in whose house she resided were in fact immoral...
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This is a thread on how the 8th amendment has directly affected my family and why it needs to be repealed. When my mother was 16, she fell pregnant with her first child /1
She was in an abusive relationship, her family had abandoned her and she was left to fend for herself and her baby alone. It was 1995, and having been raised in a strict catholic family she knew the risks of having a baby out of wedlock and especially at such a young age /2
This was a child she never planned on having. At the beginning of her second trimester, my mother contracted meningitis. It was life threatening, she was told if she lived she would never walk again but under the 8th amendment she was refused medical treatment /3
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We've seen a number of Irish journalists wondering if Cambridge Analytica style tactics could be part of #repeal referendum. In fact they already are and have been for over a year - let us demonstrate that
#repealthe8th
But first its useful to understand that Cambridge Analytica is not just a for profit company but also an ideological tool for the hard right and far right. It's owned by billionaire Mercer family who also funded Breitbart.
Journalists already understand that Murdoch buys newspapers for influence over elections as much as to make profit - Cambridge Analytica and similar are the same sort of duel investment but in social media world
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#DyingIs
Being sick in America.
Being poor in America.
Having your healthcare stolen in America.
#GrahamCassidy
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#DyingIs
Having the Speaker of the House lie to America repeatedly & no one hold him accountable.

2/
#DyingIs
Knowing if I were screaming "Help me! I’m dying!" SOMEONE would try to save my life, but people will let #GrahamCassidy pass. 3/
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