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Mothers would get bereavement leave for miscarriages under new bill

NewsHub 9 August 2018 Women who have a miscarriage at any stage in their pregnancy would be entitled to bereavement leave under a new Member’s Bill drawn from the ballot. Labour MP Ginny Andersen’s bill would make it explicit that…

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Miscarriage Bereavement Leave Should Include Post-Abortion

Media Release 9 August 2018 Family First NZ is welcoming and supporting a private members bill which allows for bereavement leave for a miscarriage, but says that the leave should be extended to also cover post-abortion bereavement leave. “We absolutely…

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Coen Lammers: What it’s really like living with Down syndrome

NZ Herald 9 August 2018 Family First Comment: “Iceland has reached a near-100 per cent termination rate, while last year only four births with Down syndrome were recorded in Denmark. Before the New Zealand medical community quietly eliminates one section…

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Children are being euthanised in Belgium

NZ Herald 7 August 2018 Family First Comment: The 11y/o had cystic fibrosis – but treatment enables people to live to their 30’s and longer. “Everywhere else in the world, the law reflects powerful human intuitions, moral and practical: that…

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Deborah Hill Cone: Stop dumping kids in ‘factory farms’

NZ Herald 6 August 2018 Family First Comment: A controversial but timely commentary (will this be classified as hate speech now?!) “Little children, babies even, are farmed out to for-profit childcare centres, sometimes for 10 hours a day, because their…

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Teens turn to plastic surgery to look like Snapchat filter selfies

NewsHub 4 August 2018 Family First Comment: Sound familiar to another disorder of wanting to change yourself?! “”Snapchat dysmorphia”, a term coined by British cosmetic doctor Tijion Esho earlier this year, is believed to be a form of body dysmorphic…

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Govt As Parent is Failing Children, And Failing Hired Helpers

Media Release 3 August 2018 Family First NZ says that Judge Kevin Phillips has honourably taken responsibility for the consequences of bailing a teenager who went on to commit a serious assault on a young woman. The Judge also raised…

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Hospital questions child on pregnancy status

Stuff co.nz 3 August 2018 Family First Comment: Apparently this is standard practice – but why aren’t the parents involved in the process!??! And how come unborn children are now being considered as humans!? That’s not what the Ministry of…

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