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CYF failing children – foster mother

Radio NZ News 10 June 2014 Child, Youth and Family’s (CYF) fostering system is failing the children it is meant to be protecting, a foster mother has told Nine to Noon. Karen Scott said she and her husband took in…

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More Men than Women Victims of Domestic Violence – US study

Men Web February 2012 More men than women were victims of intimate partner physical violence within the past year, according to a national study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and U.S. Department of Justice. According to the National…

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Politics how the Greens became NZ’s Abortion Party

Voice for Life 7 June 2014 Earlier this week, the NZ Green Party announced that they were going to be making the introduction of a new extreme abortion law one of their key policy planks for the upcoming election. Make no…

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Warnings over proposed abortion laws

Newstalk ZB 7 June 2014 A conservative lobby group believes relaxing the laws on abortion will only lead to dangerous, unlicensed terminations. Family First is pointing to the Kermit Gosnell case in the US, where it says extreme abortion laws…

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Greens’ abortion law will ‘pressure’ women – Family First

3News 7 June 2014 Family First says the Green Party’s push to decriminalise abortion will put more pressure on women to have one without the necessary safeguards. But Labour says women should be able to access abortions and the law…

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Abortion no crime, say Greens

Stuff co.nz 7 June 2014 The Greens have ratified a policy on abortion, which would get rid of a process a certified consultant says is “perfectly workable”. Abortion is a crime under the Crimes Act, and is legal only if…

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Greens don’t care about children any more

Greens want to decriminalise abortion Radio NZ News 6 June 2014 The Green Party has ratified a formal policy on abortion, making it the only party in Parliament to have one. It would legislate to decriminalise abortion and protect the…

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The Nat’s position on cannabis

Thank you for contacting me regarding cannabis legislation in New Zealand. This Government has no plans to change the legal status of cannabis. We do not think that there are any benefits for decriminalising or legalising cannabis, for medicinal purposes…

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Canada gets it right on prostitution!

Canada’s new prostitution law 3News 5 June 2014 Canada’s attorney-general has unveiled a law that makes it legal to sell sex to individuals but illegal to buy it, after the high court struck down an anti-prostitution law. The new law…

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Is There a Gay Teen Suicide Epidemic?

LiveScience 8 October 2010 In the wake of the suicide death of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi, the nation’s attention has been focused on what many have called an epidemic of gay teen suicides. For example, Ciara Thomas, a writer…

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