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Let Students Choose if They Are Boy or Girl (US Dept of Education)

19 December 2014
Let Students Choose if They Are Boy or Girl (US Dept of Education)

The Christian Post 12 December 2014 In single-sex classes, which are common for sex education, students must be allowed to go to the class of the gender they consider themselves to be rather than their actual gender, the U.S. Department of Education directed schools that receive federal funds in a Dec. 1 memo. The memo,…

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Woman donates eggs to her mother, stepfather

19 December 2014
Woman donates eggs to her mother, stepfather

Stuff co.nz 19 December 2014 A childless woman is donating her eggs to her mother and stepfather so they can create a baby that will be raised as her sister. The watchdog body Ethics Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology (Ecart) agreed to the rare arrangement,…

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New text speak parents need to look out for – report warns

19 December 2014
New text speak parents need to look out for – report warns

NZ Herald 17 December 2014 If you thought you had teenage internet speak cracked by getting to grips with acronyms such as ‘LOL’ (for ‘laugh out loud’) and ‘LMK’ (for ‘let me know’), think again. Do you know the meaning of ‘IWSN’ or ‘GNOC’? Considering…

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Younger men use violence

18 December 2014
Younger men use violence

Stuff co.nz 18 December 2014 An increasing number of younger men are using violence against family members – “mostly mums” – a specialist family violence agency says. Of about 190 men listed on family violence police incident reports in North Canterbury in a 12-month period,…

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Increased Abuse of Parents A Predicted Outcome

18 December 2014
Increased Abuse of Parents A Predicted Outcome

Media Release 18 Dec 2014 Family First NZ says that the increasing level of parental abuse, especially towards mothers, is an unfortunate but expected outcome of the rise of children’s ‘rights’ and the undermining of parental authority. “This was a predicted outcome of the anti-smacking…

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Ban On Alcohol Advertising Just One Step

17 December 2014
Ban On Alcohol Advertising Just One Step

Media Release 17 Dec 2014 Family First NZ says that a proposed ban on alcohol advertising at sports events as recommended by a ministerial forum is an important move, but will not solve the binge drinking and alcohol abuse issue on its own. “The binge…

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