Author: McBlog2

UK bakery’s refusal to bake pro same-sex marriage cake did not discriminate – court

NewsHub 11 October 2018 Family First Comment:  Superb decision in the UK  “The court said the situation was more akin to a Christian printing business being required to print leaflets promoting an atheist message.”  #FreeToBelieve  www.ProtectMarriage.nz  Britain’s highest court on Wednesday…

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Police ‘Discretion’ Failing on Smacking Law Despite Promises

Media Release 10 October 2018 Family First says that despite political promises and assurances, good parents are being criminalised for non-abusive smacking, and that police discretion is not being used appropriately. Police are also referring cases through to the court…

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Prison statistics 2018

Country first: Detector dogs sniffing out new psychoactive substances in prisons NZ Herald 9 October 2018  The Department of Corrections annual report paints a picture of the changing prison population with the prison muster of more than 10,000 experiencing a…

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One smack on bottom. Off to court. As predicted.

Man admits assaulting a child after smacking 4-year-old son on bottom Stuff co.nz 9 October 2018 Family First Comment: As we predicted would happen… fortunately the judge had more common sense than politicians.  But here’s the underlying issue.  “The man had…

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Principal ‘grilled and grilled and grilled’ after restraining child

Radio NZ News 9 October 2018 Family First Comment: And this is why teachers are leaving the profession and schools can’t replace them…  “the principal removed the boy – believed to be 8-years-old – from a class where he was being…

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Alcohol law changes ineffective at reducing harm – study

NewsHub 5 October 2018 Family First Comment:  “Education, promoted as the only strategy by the industry, is not a cost-effective, or even effective, solution.”  We could have told them that. In fact we did – during the submission process in 2012.…

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My 16-Year-old son died from marijuana

Parents Opposed to Pot 2 September 2018 Family First Comment:  “In spite of parents’ best efforts, when a dangerous substance is that easily within reach (often cloaked in gummy bears and brownies), children and teenagers will find access. By making recreational…

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Council cans Easter trading

Otago Daily Times 3 September 2018 Family First Comment:  Good decision for families 👍 Easter Sunday shopping in Dunedin is no more, leaving unions happy but businesses disappointed. The Dunedin City Council voted 10 to 4 yesterday to return to the…

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It’s high time we took a breath from marijuana commercialization, Colorado.

The Denver Post 28 September 2018 Family First Comment:  From someone who knows…  “The marijuana industry is trying to exploit our nation’s opioid tragedy to push its own controlled substance as a panacea. Why? It’s a profit opportunity. Which is also…

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Marijuana user abused , neglected his children

Otago Daily Times 28 September 2018 Family First Comment:  As Garry Bingle lay in his kitchen in a drug-induced stupor, his two toddlers played by the red-hot element he had used to spot cannabis. It was just one incident in a…

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