Repeal the 8th groups refuse to reveal spend on referendum to RTE/Primetime

It has been reported by RTE / Primetime that two of the three leading pro-repeal campaign groups are refusing to say how much they will spend during the abortion referendum. In contrast, all of the main groups campaigning for a NO vote had answered in full. Pro-choice groups say they will spend more than €500,000. … Continue reading Repeal the 8th groups refuse to reveal spend on referendum to RTE/Primetime

Soros / Open Society Foundations makes massive donation to ICCL

It has reported that Open Society Foundations (OSF) has made a very substantial donation to the ICCL which is a lead campaigner for repeal of the 8th Amendment. We understand that the ICCL was the subject of several complaints to the Standards in Public Office Commission. OSF was founded by billionaire businessman George Soros, who with … Continue reading Soros / Open Society Foundations makes massive donation to ICCL

US Center for Reproductive Rights raises US money to Repeal 8th Amendment and employs Irish lobbyists to lobby members of the Oireachtas

The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) having an address at 199 Water Street, New York, NY 10038, USA is raising money in the United States to Repeal 8th Amendment. Further it employs Irish lobbyists DHR Communications Limited an Irish registered company having a registered office at 2 Drumartin Road, Goatstown, Dublin 14 to lobby members of the Oireachtas … Continue reading US Center for Reproductive Rights raises US money to Repeal 8th Amendment and employs Irish lobbyists to lobby members of the Oireachtas

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, […]

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

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

RTE Report: Abortion Rights Campaign returns grant to US-based foundation after SIPO warning

Leading pro-choice repeal the 8th group, the Irish Abortion Rights Campaign has confirmed it has returned a grant it received from the US-based Open Society Foundations led by the billionaire George Soros, following communications from the Standards In Public Office Commission (SIPO). The Abortion Rights Campaign only did so after the Standards In Public Office … Continue reading RTE Report: Abortion Rights Campaign returns grant to US-based foundation after SIPO warning