OAN Geraldine Berry
Updated 11:28 AM – Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Twitter temporarily restricted Congressional accounts for seven days after Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene repeatedly shared an image referencing the “Trans Day of Vengeance.”
Green, a Republican, tweeted the announcement from her personal account on Tuesday. In her tweet, she claimed she was suspended for “exposing Antifa’s violent plans.”
Green also tagged Elon Musk and said that her account was suspended “for warning the American public about political violence planned in the Supreme Court,” Ella, head of trust and safety at Twitter. He pointed out that this contradicts Irwin’s previous statements.
Green’s tweet referred to demonstrations organized Saturday in front of the Supreme Court.
of Trans Radical Activist NetworkOur Rights DC, and other groups held events to protest what they deemed anti-trans laws and the violence transgender people in the United States continue to face.
Irwin previously said the platform had deleted more than 5,000 tweets containing the same image shared by Green because the word “revenge” did not “mean peaceful protest.”
In a follow-up tweet, Irwin claimed that Twitter did not “strike” accounts sharing the images, but simply restricted some of the media from being shared further.
“We do not support tweets that incite violence, regardless of who posted them,” Irwin said.
Six people, including three children, were killed Monday in a shooting at The Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee. Her 28-year-old Audrey Hale, a shooter, was born biologically female but lived as a transgender male who is synonymous with “he/him.”
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