Month: February 2011

Queenstown ‘sex bylaw’ panned

From the Southland Times today An objector yesterday blasted the legal basis for sex zone proposals in Queenstown and Wanaka as bordering on paranoia. A Queenstown Lakes District Council panel heard objections to a proposal that could pave the way…

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Having parents split up ‘worse than not having money’

Another reminder of why we must do more to strengthen marriages and prevent divorce. Having parents split up is worse for a child’s happiness than not having money, a major multi-million pound study has suggested. In findings which may prove…

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Garth George: Raise drinking age to 21

NZ Herald Columnist Garth George agrees with Family First’s recent report that the drinking age shold be raised to 21. In his latest column entitled “Change booze culture or pay the price” , he says.. For all of my youth and much…

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Support Christchurch Families

Donate to the Salvations Army’s Canterbury Earthquake Appeal  Like us, you’re probably wondering what you can do to support families in Christchurch. Many families will be needing food, comfort, a place to stay or even advice on what to do…

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Graphic YouTube videos of self-harm put teens at risk

This is concerning – and is a reminder to parents to actively monitor their kids on the internet and social networking sites A CANADIAN medical study has found YouTube videos containing images of people injuring themselves may contribute to the…

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Time to consider views of children re IVF

Murky business of donor conception is having a brutal effect on the offspring The Australian February 19, 2011 Children are being ignored while the media invests heavily in the adults’ side of the IVF equation. This week as the debate over…

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Justin Bieber: abortion is ‘like killing a baby’

Justin Bieber: abortion is ‘like killing a baby’ Lifesite News Feb 16, 2011 In a soon-to-be-published interview with Rolling Stone, teen idol Justin Bieber revealed that he shares something in common with a growing number of young people in the…

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