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What daycare can never do

Interesting article from the Institute of Marriage and Family in Canada It is often said that education is the cornerstone of a civilized society. The foundation for learning begins long before formal schooling starts. But two questions arise: What do…

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Govt Denying Parents Right to ‘Fair Trial’

Media Release 14 September 2011 Family First NZ says that the Criminal Procedure (Reform and Modernisation) Bill being pushed through by the government is dangerous for parents who fall foul of the anti-smacking law and will deny their right to…

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Aussie parents open about smacking kids

A NEWS.COM.AU poll has found 85 per cent of people admit smacking their kids – and experts say they’re surprised the figure isn’t higher. More than 4000 people voted in the poll which asked parents whether they smacked their children.…

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Families 1 Porn Industry 0!

Families Win Victory Over Porn Parade Media Release 10 September 2011 Family First NZ is stoked that the proposed Boobs on Bikes parade scheduled to happen in the centre of Auckland city on the same day that families converge on…

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Dads matter!

From the Telegraph in the UK Boys who grow up in homes without fathers from the age of seven or earlier are almost seven per cent more likely to become young fathers than those who do not, according to a…

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Raising Drinking Age Will Save Lives

Media Release 7 Sep 2011 Family First NZ says that the just-released Child and Youth Mortality Review confirms that NZ needs to raise the drinking age in order to protect young people and to save lives.  “Alcohol policies and decisions…

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