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Christchurch Residents Victimised by Bad law

Council lacks legal power to stop street prostitutes Christchurch Press 16 Nov 2011 Ongoing prostitution on residential Manchester St has prompted a Christchurch City councillor to bring about a notice of motion to regulate trading under present bylaws. Cr Aaron…

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Push for alcohol health warnings in Australia

The Canberra Times 9 Nov 2011 The results of an opinion poll will be used to pressure Australia’s health ministers to quickly introduce  mandatory health warnings on alcohol containers. Fifty-eight per cent of Australians support the introduction of health warnings…

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Euthanasia – a recipe for elder abuse

Canada Newswire 9 Nov 2011 On November 14, 2011, trial will begin in Carter v. Attorney General of Canada, which seeks to legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia. Last year, Parliament defeated a bill seeking a similar result. The vote was…

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Goff supports euthanasia

NZ Herald 11 Nov 2011 Labour leader Phil Goff is personally in favour of euthanasia, and believes it is an issue Parliament will have to tackle again. Mr Goff told an audience of about 30 people at a Grey Power…

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Great decision by Invercargill City Council

Southland Times 9 Nov 2011 The Invercargill City Council last night adopted a new gambling venue policy preventing any new establishments from having pokie machines, despite essentially being warned that such a policy could affect the chances of a new…

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