Month: June 2011

Dutch Euthansia now targeting early-stage dementia patients

From LifeSite News Euthanasia is on the rise in the Netherlands, and it is taking an even uglier turn than many would have expected. Cases of euthanasia have risen from 2,500 in 2009 to 2,700 in 2010; but even more…

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Idiots!

OK to sell violent video games to kids: US Supreme Court    States cannot ban the sale or rental of ultraviolent video games to children, the Supreme Court has ruled, rejecting such limits as a violation of young people’s First…

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Child Abuse Expert agrees with us on ‘right to silence’

From the NZ Herald today The country’s leading authority on child protection has questioned the right to silence for defendants in some child-abuse cases. Starship hospital’s director of child protection, Dr Patrick Kelly, told the inquest into the death of…

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Family First Midweek Update – 28 June 2011

1. Why saying ‘I do’ is good for our families BOB MCCOSKRIE – Dominion Post 27/06/2011 On April 29, two billion people worldwide sat in front of their TV screens as they witnessed one of the most public weddings in…

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Op-Ed in Dominion Post today

“Why saying ‘I do’ is good for our families” is published in the Dominion Post today On April 29, two billion people worldwide sat in front of their TV screens as they witnessed one of the most public weddings in…

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Why parents are to blame for the sexualisation of children

From the Daily Mail in the UK Many parents either turn a blind eye or actively encourage the sexualisation of their children, claims the author of a government report into childhood. They see nothing wrong with youngsters lying about their…

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Stack em and pack em

Critics hit out at ‘child farms’  Herald on Sunday Jun 26, 2011 Childcare centre operators are rushing to open so-called “megacentres” containing up to 150 children. A regulation coming into force this week allows childcare centres to triple in size. Even…

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SlutWalks send ‘mixed message’

From ONE News Organisers of ‘SlutWalks’ planned for Wellington and Auckland tomorrow are being accused of sending the wrong message. Wellington and Auckland rape crisis groups will be joining hundreds of other skimpily clad people to protest comments made by…

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