Author: McBlog2

Couple defy midwife advice to abort baby after scan

Stuff.co.nz 10 April 2014 Marinda Brits and Norman Holleman would not have their miracle baby if they’d followed a midwife’s advice to have an abortion. The Auckland residents got devastating news  in November when Brits was 21 weeks pregnant. A…

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Marriage ‘Equality’ Has Never Been the Goal

Citizen Link 8 April 2014 The “resignation” of short-time Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich has been eye-opening for many. How can a $1,000 donation in support of marriage eight years ago get him kicked out? The story serves to highlight an…

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The wisdom of a teenager. Well worth a read

Families – Half of two is less than one Otago Daily Times 9 April 2014 There is a devastating demoralising disease sweeping the world at a drastic rate, and children in our generation have a 42% chance of being infected…

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Euthanasia if you’re sick of technology?

Woman, 89, ends life after struggling to cope with modern world NZ Herald 7 April 2014 An 89-year-old British woman has killed herself at the Dignitas assisted suicide clinic in Switzerland, in part because she had become fed up with…

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Mozilla CEO resignation raises free-speech issues

OneNews 5 April 2014 The resignation of Mozilla’s CEO amid outrage that he supported an anti-gay marriage campaign is prompting concerns about how Silicon Valley’s strongly liberal culture might quash the very openness that is at the region’s foundation. Mozilla…

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Pro-life lobby pressures National over doctor

NZ Herald 5 April 2014 A fiercely anti-abortion lobby group is putting pressure on the National Party not to select an experienced doctor whose job has involved authorising and performing abortions. Right to Life said the potential selection of medical…

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Welsh politicians are smarter than NZ politicians!

Smacking: Welsh Govt rejects call for swift ban The Christian Institute 3 April 2014 Fresh pressure to ban parents from smacking their children has been rejected for now by the Welsh Government. A new campaign group of Welsh academics says…

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Gender Confusion Abounds – More examples

Transgender prisoner could apply to move NZ Herald 4 April 2014 A transgender Oamaru woman sentenced on Wednesday to nine months’ imprisonment in a men’s jail could apply to be moved to a women’s prison. A new system for transgender…

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Invisible Issue

NZ Herald 4 April 2014 The main political parties are quietly ignoring a Green candidate’s comments about the need to review abortion laws. Both sides of the argument agree the law is a mess and want it changed – but…

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Proof: Those demanding tolerance are the most intolerant!

Mozilla CEO resigns after furor over gay rights NZ Herald 4 April 2014 Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as CEO and leaving the company following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California. The nonprofit…

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