Skip to comments.Who’s Funding Ireland’s Abortion Lobby?
Posted on 10/01/2017 4:54:07 PM PDT by marshmallow
Numerous international groups are trying to influence Ireland into legalising abortion
The great and the good internationally have a big interest in the outcome of Irelands looming abortion referendum, planned for next year. They want Irish voters to erase from their constitution the so-called Eighth Amendment, which gives the unborn child the same right to life as every other human being.
Abortion is only permitted in Ireland when the life of the mother is at real and substantial risk. This amendment was inserted into the constitution following a referendum in 1983 which passed by a two-to-one margin.
Ever since then secular liberal opinion has been bent upon overturning that referendum. When liberals lose a referendum, they do not take no for an answer and Irish liberals have found plenty of allies abroad in their quest for change.
Among those allies is the Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, various United Nations committees, including the UN Human Rights Committee and the UN Committee against Torture (yes, torture), in addition to the billionaire George Soros.
Through his Open Society Foundations, the Hungarian-born Soros has already provided three pro-abortion groups in Ireland, including Amnesty Internationals Irish branch, with a combined total of around $400,000 (£295,000). The other two groups are the Irish Family Planning Association and the Abortion Rights Campaign.
A leaked document from the Open Society Foundations revealed the reasons behind the funding. It said it was so that the three groups could work collectively on a campaign to repeal Irelands constitutional amendment granting equal rights to an implanted embryo as the pregnant woman.
It continued: With one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world, a win there could impact other strongly Catholic countries in Europe, such as Poland, and provide much needed proof that change is possible, even in highly conservative........
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Didn’t they side with Hitler?
“Didnt they side with Hitler?”
Soros is the MOST EVIL man in the world!!!
My ancestors are rolling in their graves over what the Land of Saints and Martyrs has become.
Saints and Scholars not Saints and Martyrs
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