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Rights of Families Before Rights of Sex Offenders

The protection of families and children MUST come first. Sex offenders lose their right to live where they want, by virtue of their previous actions. Yes – they should be allowed to rehabilitate but that should not be at the…

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Extend Right to Silence laws to Child Abuse cases

I can’t understand why this bill hasn’t been extended to cover cases like Kahuis and 7-month-old Staranise Waru – where the right to silence has impeded the investigation and no-one has been held accountable. Bill retains end to right of…

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Right To Silence Prevents Justice for Baby Waru

Family First NZ is repeating its call for a review of Right to Silence laws as a result of the Coroner’s report into the death of 7-month-old Staranise Waru from Christchurch. “The right of the parents to refuse to answer…

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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…

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Kids do school better if mum home for 1st year

According to this study in the UK, youngsters are less likely to succeed at school if their mothers return to work within a year of their birth, according to a major study.  This is one of the first studies which…

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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…

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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…

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