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Significant Interest in Abortion Law Review

Media Release 20 June 2018 According to information received from the Law Commission by Family First under the Official Information Act, the Law Commission has received almost 3,500 submissions regarding the abortion law review. 58 submissions were from organisations and…

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Teen abortion rates declining amid small rise national trend

Stuff co.nz 19 June 2018 Family First Comment: “The rate will continue to drop as knowledge of the prenatal development of the unborn child increases, and as an increasingly pro-life younger generation become parents themselves,” spokeswoman Marina Young said. “:The…

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One in Three Pregnant Teens Keep Abortion A Secret

Media Release 20 June 2018 SELECT COMMITTEE AND ABORTION SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE MISLED PUBLIC Family First NZ says that official statistics now collected on parental notification for teenage abortions show that a third of girls aged under 16 who have an…

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Low Abortion Rate Will Be Welcomed By All

Media Release 19 June 2018 Family First NZ is welcoming the lowest rates of abortion since 1990 – but is sounding a warning that this positive trend will be reversed if Parliament removes the safeguards in the current abortion law…

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Act Party leader David Seymour says he may change euthanasia law which punishes reluctant doctors

NZ Herald 19 June 2018 Family First Comment: How generous. But the REAL question is – why do so many medical professionals want NOTHING to do with euthanasia / assisted suicide? www.rejectassistedsuicide.nz Act Party leader David Seymour says he may…

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To reduce the prison population, try fixing the family

MercatorNet 18 June 2018 New Zealand, a small country with a population close to 4.7 million (2016) has a prison population of over 10,000 – a number that has grown steeply in the past 40 years and is an historic…

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Big Read: Abortion law reform – what’s at stake?

NZ Herald 17 June 2018 Family First Comment: “Those who argue for the decriminalisation of abortion do so by prioritising the right of the pregnant woman to self-determination regarding decisions affecting her own body. The right of the unborn child…

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Shocking – School doesn’t inform mother that teen is suicidal

Teenager told school counsellor she was suicidal before attempt, mother says Stuff co.nz 17 June 2018 Family First Comment: Where’s the parental notification? “Last week, the girl attempted suicide at home after taking the day off from school, her mother…

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Pope says aborting babies with birth defects just like Nazis

NewsHub 17 June 2018 Family First Comment: “In the last century the whole world was scandalised by what the Nazis did to pursue the pureness of the race. Today, we are doing the same thing, with white gloves.” Exactly. www.chooselife.nz…

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Disturbing: Minister of Justice minimises sexual assault

National’s Mark Mitchell accuses Justice Minister of trivialising 3-strikes ‘bottom-pinching’ case NZ Herald 14 June 2018 Family First Comment: “Little referred to the conviction of the first “three-strikes” offender Raven Casey Campbell for indecent assault in 2016 for “pinching the…

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