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Police say time to change drinking culture

OneNews 8 August 2013 Alcohol breeds violence, study finds Violent crime is more likely to happen in areas where there are more bars, clubs, supermarkets and grocery stores, new research shows. But the density of alcohol outlets does not directly…

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Very few doctors in Canada would kill a patient by euthanasia

National Right To Life News 5 August 2013 What do we know about the willingness of Canadian physicians to participate in euthanasia? Here are two authoritative polls An article published earlier this year by Postmedia News reported on a survey…

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Shock, Pain After Learning Her Father Was a Sperm Donor

LifeNews 4 August 2013 The day after Stephanie Blessing learned she had been conceived with the assistance of a sperm donor and that the man she knew and loved as her father for 32 years was not her father, she…

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For some, shadow of regret cast over gender switch

USA Today 26 February 2009 The day Mike Penner left the Los Angeles Times made the news. The longtime sportswriter wrote the article himself, a personal essay explaining that he was taking some time off and, upon his return, he…

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Bid to reopen bottle shop near school sparks anger

Stuff.co 6 August 2013 Opponents of a planned Porirua liquor store have told of the harm alcohol has caused in the area. Plans for a new bottle store across from Waitangirua’s Russell School – on the same site as a…

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Lessons on Conscience Protection from the UK

Public Discourse 5 August 2013 Paul Diamond is a UK-based barrister, and standing counsel to Christian Concern. Over the past twenty years I have witnessed firsthand the steady assault on the rights of citizens in Britain to speak and act…

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What Are the Rights of Donor-Conceived People?

Public Discourse 2 August 2013 What are the rights of donor-conceived people? To ask this question is to suggest that we have different rights from everyone else—and so we do, because we’ve allowed it. We’ve created a class of people…

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Gay marriage opponents face jobs ban (US)

Christian Institute 30 July 2013 The seventh largest city in the US is considering a law which could ban anyone who disagrees with gay marriage from working for the city government. San Antonio City Council in the US state of…

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Labour proposes gambling harm changes

3News 4 August 2013 Sweeping amendments to crack down on gambling are being proposed by Labour after Government representatives “gutted” a gambling harm bill. Labour’s internal affairs spokesman Trevor Mallard has unveiled a dozen proposed amendments to Maori Party MP…

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Russia bans adoptions by single Kiwis

NZ Herald 3 August 2013 Unmarried Kiwis are no longer able to adopt Russian children because New Zealand has legalised gay marriage, devastating an Auckland woman who was months away from bringing home a baby girl. The 36-year-old single woman…

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