Jess Phillips: Hypocrite?

It is appropriate for Parliament to be told the names of women who were killed due to violence caused by men in the last year, on International Women’s Day.

It is not appropriate for Jess Phillips to do the telling.

Here’s another woman, to explain:

See? The fact that Ms Phillips was the speaker detracted from the message.

It is no good deploring violence by members of one sex against another if you have actually threatened it yourself.

An MP left the Commons in silence today as she read out the names of 104 women “killed by male violence” in the last year.

Jess Phillips solemnly honoured the sisters, daughters and mothers killed by men since last year’s International Women’s Day – a tradition she began in 2016.

Poignantly, three more names had to be added to the list at the last moment due to killings that happened over the weekend.

As MPs listened a number shut their eyes as if in prayer. It took more than four minutes to read the list.

Source: MP’s powerful speech listing 104 women ‘killed by male violence’ leaves House of Commons in silence – Mirror Online


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