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Pope Francis Against Gay Adoption

CNS News 21 May 2014 Although Pope Francis was praised for his “who am I to judge?” comment about gay individuals and was named Person of the Year by the homosexual magazine The Advocate in 2013, the Pope has rejected…

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That’s right – target real abuse, not real parents

Verbal abuse of kids ‘an offence’ Stuff co.nz 28 May 2014 Calling your 10-year-old daughter a whore should be recognised as a crime in the same way smacking is, a veteran police officer says. Detective Sergeant David Beattie, of New…

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Credit to the Sensible Sentencing Trust

Impact put back into victims’ statements OneNews 28 May 2014 A bill which will loosen the strict regulations governing victim impact statements has passed its final reading in Parliament. Justice Minister Judith Collins says the Victims of Crime Reform Bill…

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“We Can’t Cope” – Call for CYF Inquiry

Media Release 28 May 2014 Family First NZ is repeating its call for an official inquiry in to the policies, procedures and the resourcing of CYF following an admission by CYF that they’re not coping. “A review by the ministry…

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Pokie payment change ‘giant leap backwards’

NZ Herald 26 May 2014 A new commission structure for pubs with pokie machines is being condemned by anti-gambling lobbyists as “a giant leap backwards”. The move to a commission system, announced by Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne last week,…

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Rodney Hide: Why I smacked my 3-year-old

NZ Herald 25 May 2014 Quick. Call the cops! I smacked my 3-year-old. It wasn’t Once Were Warriors. Far from it. I never gave the law a thought. Perhaps I should have. Amending Section 59 of the Crimes Act proved…

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We certainly ain’t giving up on marriage

Marriage: Where Do We Go From Here? National Review Online 22 May 2014 In the media’s portrayal, people defending marriage as the union of a man and woman have been getting routed ever since the Supreme Court decision last June…

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The Porn Pandemic: The Devastating Effects on Children, Family and Society

The Porn Pandemic presents scientific evidence, expert commentary, and personal testimonies showing the addictive nature of pornography and how pornography addictions can lead to violence against women, prostitution, trafficking in persons, and sexual crimes against women and children. As former…

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Kiwis not the worst bingers – but nothing to cheer

Stuff co.nz 22 May 2014 Kiwis are knocking back the alcohol equivalent of 826 bottles of beer a year each – but our binge-drinking culture may not be as bad as feared. The latest Global Status Report on Alcohol and…

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Good old French! Another rogue Green MP

French MPs turn backs on anti-spanking debate The Local 20 May 2014 France seems no nearer to banning the spanking of children, known as la fessée, after a planned debate in parliament to discuss a proposed bill was halted. Members…

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