Irish Family Planning Association receives foreign funding

It is well known that the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA), a political group, supports and campaigns for the removal of the 8th Amendment, which is a political campaign. What is perhaps less known is that the IFPA receives a substantial amount of funds from the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). The relationship between the … Continue reading Irish Family Planning Association receives foreign funding

Amnesty tells SIPO that it does not engage in political campaigning. The reality is otherwise and here is the evidence.

Amnesty Ireland’s claims that it does not engage in political work or political campaigning and for that reason its work should be of no concern to the Standards in Public Office is profoundly misleading. The Electoral Act was specifically brought about to prevent large sums of money flowing into the Irish State from abroad that … Continue reading Amnesty tells SIPO that it does not engage in political campaigning. The reality is otherwise and here is the evidence.

Repeal the 8th lobbyists Irish Family Planning Association registered with Lobbying.ie but claims it is not a campaigning body

Documents leaked last August by DC Leaks claimed that Open Society Foundations (OSF), which is bankrolled by billionaire investor George Soros, intended to remove Ireland’s constitutional protections for the unborn and establish in Ireland an unrestricted abortion regime. This was to be be achieved by massive funding of the repeal the 8th groups, the Abortion Rights Campaign, […]

IFPA tells SIPO it is not engaged in political campaigning yet openly campaigns for abortion.

As part of the Standards in Public Office Commission (SIPO) investigation into illegal foreign funding by George Soros/OpenSociety Foundations of Irish repeal the 8th lobby groups, the IFPA told SIPO it is not a "campaigning body". Of course the IFPA opening campaigns for widespread abortion. For instance in May 2016 the IFPA traveled to Geneva … Continue reading IFPA tells SIPO it is not engaged in political campaigning yet openly campaigns for abortion.

FOI documents re SIPO warning of Abortion Rights Campaign – refund money to Soros or face prosecution

Here is a link to the correspondence between the Irish Standards in Public Office Commission and the Irish Abortion Rights Campaign regarding the funding from Open Society Foundations obtained under the Freedom of Information Act 2014 showing the flow of correspondence between the State watchdog charged with dealing with illegal campaign funding and the Abortion Rights Campaign. From … Continue reading FOI documents re SIPO warning of Abortion Rights Campaign – refund money to Soros or face prosecution

Repeal the 8th lobby groups de-register from SIPO

It is interesting that the main three repeal the 8th lobby pro-choice groups, Amnesty International Ireland, The Irish Council for Civil Liberties and the Abortion Rights Campaign have according to records of the Standards in Public Office (SIPO) de-registered from SIPO. Who is obliged to register? The Explanatory Note from SIPO setting out which organisations referred … Continue reading Repeal the 8th lobby groups de-register from SIPO

Record of repeal the 8th campaigner donation records disappear from Atlantic Philantropies website

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) is a political lobbying group and through its well-staffed offices at 9-13 Blackhall Place, Dublin 7, is now the major player in the repeal the 8th campaign for an unlimited abortion regime in Ireland. It is not entirely clear who in fact gives the totality of the money … Continue reading Record of repeal the 8th campaigner donation records disappear from Atlantic Philantropies website

Leading repeal the 8th campaigners Amnesty Ireland does not consider itself engaging in work for “political purposes”

Amnesty International Ireland despite engaging in political campaigning has received funds of $150,000 from the US based Soros/Open Society Foundation as part of Soros/Open Society Foundation Plan to repeal the 8th Amendment and create a liberal abortion regime in Ireland. These funds were revealed by DC Leaks. The group received the grant in January 2016 … Continue reading Leading repeal the 8th campaigners Amnesty Ireland does not consider itself engaging in work for “political purposes”