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Why we supported Three Strikes

This tragic case is why Family First supported the 3 Strikes legislation! Under three strikes, his last conviction would have been for the maximum sentence without parole. He would not have been free in 2008 to be able to kill…


The real harms of prostitution

Why would we legalise what women who have experienced it call ‘paid rape’ and voluntary slavery’? What is prostitution really like for the person in it? Recently The Economist ran a debate online about legalising prostitution. Putting the case against…


Parents Warned about ‘News at Sex’

Family First NZ is warning parents that the Broadcasting Standards Authority’s decisions released today have given the green light to full frontal nudity and other offensive sexual content in news coverage – as long as it’s deemed humourous. Family First…


Are 18,382 abortions in a single year not enough?

Stuff 9 July 2010 The first question I’d like to ask  Labour list MP Steve  Chadwick is: “Why now?”  What’s convinced her that the  time is right to reopen the abortion  debate? What ill-omened denizen of  the current political…


Moonshine or the Kids?


New York Times 22 May 2010 There’s an ugly secret of global poverty, one rarely acknowledged by aid groups or U.N. reports. It’s a blunt truth that is politically incorrect, heartbreaking, frustrating and ubiquitous: It’s that if the poorest families…