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Here’s How Many Young People Are Seeing Unwanted Sexual Content Online

Time 12 June 2018 Family First Comment: “One in five youths are seeing unwanted sexual material online—and one in nine are getting unwanted requests for sexual material from their peers or adults.” In the research we commissioned last year, it…

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Prison Rates Reflect Weakening Of Family Structure – Report

Media Release 15 June 2018 A new report on imprisonment rates and contributing factors argues that the ‘elephant in the room’ is family structure, and that if the government does not want to keep building more prisons, it needs to…

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Canadian judge rules child born to polyamorous trio has three parents

LifeSite News 13 June 2018 Family First Comment: As predicted, with Canada leading the way. This will set a precedent for NZ… “REAL Women’s vice president warned the decision legitimizes polyamorous relationships and paves the way for legislation to accommodate…

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Drugs behind more fatal crashes than alcohol – study

NewsHub 14 June 2018 Family First Comment: Expect this rate to go even higher if we go soft on drug laws. www.SayNopeToDope.nz A new Automobile Association study has found people on drugs are causing more fatal crashes than those behind…

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Family First: Discharge without conviction for domestic violence sends ‘dangerous message’

Stuff co.nz 11 June 2018 Family First Comment: If we’re saying “It’s not OK”, then serious violence like this should not be ignored or decriminalised! A families advocate and an anti-violence campaigner have spoken out against a court’s refusal to…

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NZ First Congratulated For Protecting Three Strikes Law

Media Release 11 June 2018 Family First NZ is thanking NZ First for blocking the Labour-led coalition government from scrapping the Three Strikes Law. “The Labour government had no public mandate for scrapping it, and the evidence suggests it is…

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Teenage girls more at risk from harmful content online than boys

Stuff co.nz 5 June 2018 Family First Comment: “Seven in 10 teens experienced at least one type of unwanted digital communication in the past year. Not all caused harm or distress. Most common was being contacted by a stranger and…

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More Teens Than Ever Would Try Marijuana

WebMD 6 June 2018 Family First Comment: “These findings fly in the face of the Big Marijuana argument that somehow fewer young people will use marijuana if it is legalized. These data are clear. As more states move to commercialize,…

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