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Sign a marriage petition. Get sacked. UPDATE

University employee sues for discrimination against marriage beliefs Washington Post 1 October 2013 Gallaudet University’s chief diversity officer has accused her employer of violating a D.C. anti-discrimination law after a controversy last year that stemmed from her signing a petition that…

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‘Toxic childhoods’ blamed for 22,000 self-harm cases

The Telegraph 1 October 2013 More than 22,000 children and teenagers were treated in hospital for  self-harming last year, according to official figures which experts said showed  the “toxic” effects of social media and a society obsessed with body image.…

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Belgium Euthanasia – Unhappy with sex change

Daily Mail 1 October 2013 A Belgian transsexual has chosen to die by  euthanasia after a botched sex change operation to complete his transformation  into a man left him a ‘monster’. Nathan Verhelst, 44, died  yesterday afternoon after being allowed…

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The next quota for NZ Labour???

Aust Labour leader hopeful wants homosexual quota ABC News 29 Sept 2013 Labor leadership candidate Bill Shorten wants to introduce quotas to boost the number of gay and lesbian politicians in Parliament. Mr Shorten is continuing his pitch to the…

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Sexual assaults and family violence increase

Sex offending up, overall crime decreases 3News 1 October 2013 Police say the overall reported crime rate has decreased,  but sexual assault is bucking the trend, up 10 percent. The Statistics New Zealand figures released today show an  overall 7.4…

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Schools shun discipline to cut red tape

Stuff.co 1 October 2013 Teachers are shying away from disciplining badly behaved students because there’s too much paperwork involved, a regional teachers’ leader claims. Principals have become frustrated with the discipline process, and teachers sometimes feel pressured to issue their…

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A pro-abortionist warns about RU486

Just how safe is RU 486? ABC 24 Sept 2013 These are the bare bones of the long coming of “medical” abortion to Australia. The history behind these recent developments is far more complicated – and far from finished. Together…

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Kiwis back lower booze limit – poll

NZ Herald 29 Sept 2013 Nearly two-thirds of New Zealanders want to lower the drink-driving blood alcohol limit, according to the latest Ministry of Transport figures. A private member’s bill by Labour MP Iain Lees-Galloway was drawn from the ballot…

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Yelling at children as harmful as hitting, new study finds

Washington Times 28 Sept 2013 Spanking has become taboo in many communities, and the favored method of discipline for unruly children across the country has become the time out. However, when children, especially those troublesome toddlers in the “terrible twos”…

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Do violent video games play a role in shootings?

CNN 18 Sept 2013 In the wake of the shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday that left 13 dead, we have seen the resurrection of an all-too-familiar debate: Did violent video games make the killer do it?…

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