Court rules Family First is a charity

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NZ Herald 1 July 2015 A charities lawyer says charities can now speak out on political issues without fear after a landmark High Court judgment overturning the deregistration of the lobby group Family First. Sue Barker of Wellington law firm…

Family First slams free contraceptive idea

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Radio NZ News 1 July 2015 Otago University researchers want contraception to be freely available to teenagers before they become sexually active. The health lecturers said it should be up to the girls to opt out if they did not…

Charities that can breathe a little easier today

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Current registered charities who also do political advocacy : Child Poverty Action Group CC25387 Amnesty International New Zealand Inc CC35331 Save Animals From Exploitation (S.A.F.E.) CC40428 The Vegan Society of Aotearoa CC45333 ASH New Zealand Incorporated CC31354 NZ Drug Foundation…

Family First Wins Appeal Against Deregistration

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Media Release 1 July 2015 Family First NZ is welcoming a decision in the Wellington High Court to allow its appeal against deregistration by the Charities Board. Justice Collins has directed the Charities Board to reconsider its decision to deregister…

Free Contraception For Teens Flawed & Harmful

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Media Release 30 June 2015 Family First NZ says that calls for free contraceptives to be made available to teens is flawed, morally bankrupt, and will actually do more harm than good. It will also undermine the important and protective…