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Fair Warning: Ireland votes yes!

On Friday, the Republic of Ireland voted to repeal the abortion ban by 66.4% to 33.6%. An historic da
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Fair Warning: Ireland votes yes!
By Sophie Warnes • Issue #51 • View online
On Friday, the Republic of Ireland voted to repeal the abortion ban by 66.4% to 33.6%. An historic day for them, I’m so pleased.

On the home front
#HomeToVote – And What It Means To Watch Irish Women Boarding Planes To Repeal The 8th
Some Irish people came back home from *Australia*! I also saw someone tweet that they were on holiday, saw everyone talking about #hometovote and decided to book a plane home the next day. Incredible. Click on this tweet to see the map properly:
Drew Murphy
Heatmap of the some of the places in the world people traveled from to come #hometovote ... if this doesn't set you off you're broken and in need of urgent repair. Irish people are a class bunch #legends #TogetherForYes #repealthe8th https://t.co/78j3lzeRaA
10:51 PM - 24 May 2018
Over the pond
Have You Ever Seen Someone Be Killed?
Elsewhere
Are Hit Songs Becoming Less Musically Diverse?
I hope Amy doesn’t mind me taking this photo and putting it in here cos it is *awesome*. This jar shows what time babies are born in the US - the yellow is the average and - lots of babies born around 8am. (Source - follow her on Twitter to keep up with her DayDohViz projects!) Original data viz is here. Check out the #CraftyDataViz hashtag for more cool projects.
Why Are So Many Babies Born Around 8:00 A.M.? by Amy Cesal
Why Are So Many Babies Born Around 8:00 A.M.? by Amy Cesal
Bad charts of the week
If you are going to use pie charts, don’t overlay it onto a map, because that is the worst thing you can do (source):
Can you count to ten? Apparently whoever made this cannot. :) Also, read the legend. ARGH. (Source)
That’s all for this week, thanks for reading. If you like this newsletter, please forward it to people, encourage friends to subscribe to it, buy me a coffee or support Fair Warning on Patreon. I’m on Twitter @SophieWarnes.
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