Month: February 2012

Study Shows Social Value of Monogamy

CitizenLink 29 Feb 2012 When it comes to marriage and family structure, there’s a good reason nearly every modern society has encouraged monogamy as the accepted norm: Because it’s good for society. So says a new multidisciplinary study published in Philosophical…

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So-called ‘Ethics’ hits a new low

The Blaze 27 Feb 2012 Two ethicists working with Australian universities argue in the latest online edition of the Journal of Medical Ethics that if abortion of a fetus is allowable, so to should be the termination of a newborn.…

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Housewives are as happy as working women

Mail Online (UK) 29 Feb 2012 For decades, women have been told that being housewives will leave them downtrodden and unfulfilled. But a Government study yesterday showed mothers who stay at home are as content and satisfied with their lives…

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Christchurch also getting their hopes up

Christchurch Press 1 March 2012 Christchurch City Council hopes that a bill to give an Auckland council the power to control where prostitutes can work on Auckland streets will be extended to other councils. The council yesterday approved a submission…

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Insuring against sexual promiscuity?

Reuters 27 Feb 2012 Boys 11 years and up should get Merck & Co’s Gardasil vaccine to protect them against HPV infections, which can cause genital warts as well as oral, penile and anal cancers (!!!), the nation’s largest group…

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Five reasons why I support bail review

Bay of Plenty Times 28 Feb 2012 1/2. The Tauranga parents of a young woman strangled to death in January 2005 joined hundreds of other families at a protest march in Auckland yesterday. Brian and Lynette Brown’s 24-year-old daughter Natasha…

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Male domestic violence victims ‘have nowhere to go’

ONE News 28 Feb 2012 Male victims of domestic violence say there is not enough support and nowhere for them to go. …Rob Surtees and Brad Martin, from Stopping Violence Services in Wairarapa, say violence against men is a significant…

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Work Ethic Better Than Welfare Dependency for Families

Media Release 28 February 2012 Family First NZ says that the welfare changes proposed by the government will encourage a work ethic rather than welfare dependency, and will be in the long term best interests of the families and children.…

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