Caging children is child abuse. Forcibly splitting children from their parents is child abuse. This should not be a left/right issue. This is humane versus inhumane, right versus wrong. bit.ly/2MVLtTM
13 years ago, I co-founded @lumos, which works to stop child incarceration, reunite families a the truth about child institutions, often wrongly called ‘orphanages.’ There is a huge body of research to show that institutionalising children causes profound harm.
Jun 16, 2018 • 10 tweets • 3 min read
The alternative to an abusive family should never be institutionalisation, for many good reasons /1
We have 80 years of solid research that prove children in institutions (even well-run orphanages, set up with good intentions) cause children psychological and physical harm /2
Jun 9, 2017 • 14 tweets • 2 min read
Just unfollowed a man whom I thought was smart and funny, because he called Theresa May a whore. 1/14
If you can’t disagree with a woman without reaching for all those filthy old insults, screw you and your politics. 2/14