Benjy’s vote is a load of bull

first_imgWhatsApp by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Benjy the bullWITH the marriage equality referendum due to take place this Friday, May 22, a Limerick animal rights group is reminding people across Ireland that gay sexual orientation is also documented in over 1500 species of different animals.According to John Carmody of Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN), Benjy the ‘gay’ bull who became an international symbol for animal and gay rights late last year, would also vote yes in the marriage equality referendum.“Benjy became an international symbol of animal and gay rights last year and made quiet a lot of country and town folk who would have never thought otherwise about animals being gay, think twice about the fact that being gay is a natural occurrence in not only humans, but bulls, bears, penguins and even gorillas,” John told the Limerick Post.“When it comes to a yes vote for Benjy, we know only too well that he would if he could,” he said. Advertisement NewsLocal NewsBenjy’s vote is a load of bullBy Alan Jacques – May 21, 2015 524 Linkedin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter Email Printcenter_img Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Previous articleCouncil to review derelict Dock Road sitesNext articleLocal businessman brings new hope to Southill Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie TAGSAnimal Rights Action Network (ARAN)Benjy the gall bullJohn Carmodylimerickmarriage equality referendum Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads last_img read more

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PNP, JLP nominate candidates to contest Jamaican by-election

first_imgKINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaica’s two main political parties Friday nominated candidates to contest the by-election in the Portland Eastern constituency with both candidates expressing confidence of being victorious at the polls on April 4.The ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate, Ann-Marie Vaz will come up against Damian Crawford, who is hoping to regain the Portland Eastern seat for the main opposition People’s National Party (PNP).JLP’s Anne-Marie Vaz and PNP’s Damian CrawfordThe seat became vacant after the representative Dr Lynvale Bloomfield was murdered at his Passley Gardens home in the parish on February 2.The Electoral Office of Jamaica says just over, 36,000 persons are eligible to vote.Crawford’s nomination took place at the Port Antonio court house with the fee being paid with 15 one thousand dollar bills.He was accompanied by party leader Dr Peter Phillips and long-time Portland Eastern aspirant Andrea Moore.Vaz, who paid her nomination fee with three J$5,000 (One Jamaica dollar=US$0.008 cents) bills, was s accompanied by Prime Minister Andrew Holness and his wife, the Member of Parliament (MP) for East Rural St Andrew Juliet Holness.The JLP, which won the 2016 general election by a 32-31 margin has since won two of three by-elections held last year, giving it a more comfortable three seat margin in the Parliament.last_img read more

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