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New Zealand’s high youth suicide rate highlighted in new report

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TVNZ One News 15 June 2017 Family First Comment: This makes disturbing reading. Mental health HAS to be a priority! New Zealand’s high youth suicide rate has been highlighted in the latest international report on children’s wellbeing. NZ ranked 34th…


What the latest UNICEF report said about smacking…

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UNICEF has just released the Innocenti Report Card 14. There is a section entitled “Stopping adult violence against children” and contains a graph which shows the results of a survey by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights that reflects…


And so it begins: Colombia grants landmark marital union to three “husbands”


Colombia Reports 12 June 2017 Family First Comment: As predicted…. A notary in Colombia’s second-largest city Medellin granted full legitimacy to a marital union between three men, the first such arrangement to be recognized in the South American country, according…


Alcohol and Drug Court pilot extended

stoned man 13 June 2017 Family First Comment: More proof that low level dope smoking doesn’t result in prison sentences – contrary to claims by the supporters of decriminalising marijuana! “Preliminary analysis suggests the AODT Court reduces the likelihood of reoffending…


Insurance companies abusing assisted suicide laws (US)

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Washington Times 7 June 2017 Family First Comment: A disturbing read from Tammy Bruce (who I have interviewed previously) “With the passage of assisted-suicide laws, there are new reports that health insurance companies are refusing to cover lifesaving medical care…


Pokie machines contributing to family violence

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NewsTalk ZB 13 June 2017 Family First Comment: This was one of the concerns we raised when we opposed the SkyCity deal And when we called for stronger provisions in the Gambling Harm bill Both of these issues…


Elderly most often abused by family

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NewsTalk ZB 13 June 2017 Family First Comment: And euthanasia would only exacerbate this problem! It is family members inflicting abuse on vulnerable elderly Kiwis in more than three quarters of cases, a support group says. With World Elder Abuse…


Belgian euthanasia promoter misleads New Zealand audience about euthanasia practice in Belgium.


Euthanasia Prevention Coalition 29 May 2017 Family First Comment: Disturbing. “Bernheim is a long-time euthanasia promoter who will willingly hide the facts at the altar of death.” In November 2013, I debated Dr. Jan Bernheim in Brussels, Belgium concerning…