Author: McBlog2

Marrieds do better than singles after heart procedure

 Reuters 20 Sept 2013  More evidence that marriage may benefit overall health comes from findings that in the first year after having blocked blood vessels leading to the heart cleared, married patients fared much better than their unmarried counterparts. Even…

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Cops calling ‘time’ over CBD drinkers

NZ Herald 23 Sept 2013 A group of the country’s most senior police officers have attacked plans to allow city bars to stay open three hours later than pubs in the suburbs, warning people will hop in their cars and…

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Free school meals are no healthier – UK

MailOnline 23 Sept 2013 Nick Clegg’S £600 million free school meals  plan has suffered a blow after a Government pilot scheme showed that children  who switch from ‘unhealthy’ packed lunches to cooked meals are no  healthier. Supporters of the initiative to give…

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Protection orders would ‘catch innocents’

Stuff.co 23 Sept 2013 Tough new restrictions to keep possible abusers away from children  will “inevitably” sweep up people who will not abuse any children, the  Ministry of Justice says. In advice to the Government, the ministry estimates that only…

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Very Disturbing Story

Parents regain custody of child Otago Daily Times 20 Sept 2013 A former Dunedin couple have regained custody of their daughter after two years, following a High Court decision overturning a care and protection order. Justice Graham Panckhurst has ruled it was…

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BIG DEMAND, NOT! Just over 40 NZ ‘marriages’

Foreign couples leap at chance for same-sex vows Stuff.co 20 Sept 2013 It might not be the flood of bookings some may have expected, but gay and lesbian couples are taking New Zealand up on its offer to legally bind them…

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When toilets become the focus of political correctness and confusion

Transgender toilet suit sparks school review The Australian 18 Sept 2013 A THREATENED anti-discrimination lawsuit by a parent of a transgender child has opened the door to Queensland schools introducing unisex toilets, change rooms and sports teams. State Education Minister…

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Euthanasia advocate takes CREDIT for higher elderly suicide rate

LifeSiteNews 18 Sept 2013 Top euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke has taken partial credit for the increase in the suicide rate among elderly men in New Zealand that was revealed in recently released statistics. According to the new statistics, the average…

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District ponders bylaw swearing, spitting ban

Stuff.co 19 Sept 2013 Foul language and spitting could be banned from central Hastings in an effort to discourage anti-social behaviour. Retailers at a public meeting last night spoke of young people brawling in the streets and intimidating the public.…

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Shock Horror! It works!

  Zero-alcohol limit working Stuff.co 17 Sept 2013 Safe driving advocates say the zero-alcohol restriction imposed on drivers under 20 has forced a culture change and drawn a clear line in the sand about alcohol consumption. New figures released to…

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