Tag Archives: Ireland

‘I’m going to bash the autism out of your kids’ – Mother ‘living in fear’ after threatening call – Independent.ie

A mother-of-five has complained to gardaí after a man threatened her over the phone, saying “you and your autistic kids will get their heads bashed in… I’m going to bash the autism out of them.”

The intimidating phone-call was made to Fiona O’Leary, an autism rights campaigner, last month. …

Source: ‘I’m going to bash the autism out of your kids’ – Mother ‘living in fear’ after threatening call – Independent.ie


Your Community, Your West Cork, Your Southern Star – Campaigner O’Leary ‘shocked’ at threat of legal action from California film firm | Circa 2016

Dunmanway-based autism rights campaigner has said she is ‘in shock’ at having been threatened with legal action by a film studio in California.

Source: Your Community, Your West Cork, Your Southern Star – Campaigner O’Leary ‘shocked’ at threat of legal action from California film firm


US film studio threatens to sue Cork autism-rights advocate

A US film studio has threatened to sue an Irish autism-rights advocate if she continues to speak out against its controversial anti-vaccine documentary, Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe.

Source: US film studio threatens to sue Cork autism-rights advocate


Makers of ‘Vaxxed’ Threaten Lawsuit Over Valid Criticism

The makers of ‘Vaxxed’ have sent a letter to a critic of their film threatening a lawsuit if she so much as mentions the film to anyone.

Source: Makers of ‘Vaxxed’ Threaten Lawsuit Over Valid Criticism


Distributors of Anti-Vax Film Are Trying to Keep an Autistic Rights Advocate From Criticizing It | Circa 2016

The distributors of the anti-vaccination film Vaxxed have sent a cease-and-desist letter to an Irish advocate for autistic people who’s been speaking out against the movie. According to a letter they sent her, Cinema Libre Studios is trying to prevent Fiona O’Leary from “making any statement to any person” regarding the film.

Source: Distributors of Anti-Vax Film Are Trying to Keep an Autistic Rights Advocate From Criticizing It


Dublin screening of anti-vaccine film sparks protests | Circa 2017

Autism rights advocate calls for legislation to prevent airing of unsound anti-vaccine data

Source: Dublin screening of anti-vaccine film sparks protests


Police called to clashes at anti-vaccine film | Ireland | The Times | Circa May 2017

Gardaí were called to a cinema in Dublin after a heated exchange between protesters and supporters of Vaxxed, a controversial film that claims vaccinating children causes autism.

Demonstrators from Autistic Rights Together, which points to the scientific consensus that there is no such link, protested outside the Tivoli cinema on Francis street in Dublin 8 and clashed with some of the film-makers.

Several protesters who bought tickets for the film were refused entry after they were identified as being linked to Fiona O’Leary, who organised the demonstration.

Gardaí monitored cars at the end of the street and an officer spoke to a member of the cinema staff. Ms O’Leary and another woman then followed the staff member to the door of the cinema and remonstrated…

Source: Police called to clashes at anti-vaccine film | Ireland | The Times


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