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Police do not support the decriminalisation of cannabis.

NZ Herald 16 May 2014 Police say they do not support the decriminalisation of natural cannabis despite calls by Auckland’s Deputy Mayor that it’s safer than banned synthetic versions. Penny Hulse said it was time New Zealanders discussed the decriminalisation…

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Marriage Equality and the Bible: Busting the Myths

Public Discourse 12 May 2014 While there are good secular/rational/natural arguments against same-sex marriage, people of faith also make arguments based on their religious beliefs, and especially on what the Bible says.  As a result, proponents of same-sex marriage sometimes…

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How abortion impacts mothers, families and our society – Study

IMFC 12 May 2014 Executive Summary This paper examines research that is typically ignored about abortion’s effect on the family. The impact of abortion on marriage, sexuality, mental health and finally, family life in greater society are all considered. The paper reflects…

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It gets worse at the Auckland Council!

Accept cannabis use, says Auckland deputy mayor NZ Herald 15 May 2014 Auckland Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse says it is time to decriminalise natural cannabis because it is safer than the synthetic versions that were banned last week. The veteran…

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Alcohol kills one person every 10 seconds worldwide: World Health Organisation

Sydney Morning Herald 13 May 2014 Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organisation said on Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise. Including drink driving, alcohol-induced…

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Who would have thought?!

Does Watching Sex on Television Influence Teens’ Sexual Activity? Rand.org May 2014 The average American teenager watches three hours of television a day. Typical teen fare contains heavy doses of sexual content, ranging from touching, kissing, jokes, and innuendo to…

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Does marriage equality justify legalised polygamy?

Slate.com 5 May 2014 Americans are accustomed to a marriage debate between traditionalists and egalitarians. The traditionalists say marriage is the union of a man and a woman. The egalitarians say all marriages, gay or straight, should be treated the…

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They must have read our report on raising the drinking age!

Calls for drinking age to be raised to 21 Sydney Morning Herald 12 May 2014 Pressure is mounting for Australian governments to raise the legal drinking age to 21 to protect the health of young people whose brains are still…

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Sex Workers must go (Mike Yardley – Christchurch)

Stuff co.nz 13 May 2014 How crass, how churlish, how crude that at a time when the city is facing a half a billion dollar financial hole over the rebuild, the council is splashing the cash on an open-air brothel…

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Can’t drive, vote, marry – but can do this.

Girl, 13, can make her own decision about termination, says judge The Telegraph 9 May 2014 A High Court judge has ruled that a 13-year-old girl is capable of making her own decision about whether or not to terminate a pregnancy.…

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