Month: April 2012

Bring this Judge to NZ!

Judge warns against the “Hello magazine approach” to marriage Telegraph (UK) 30 Apr 2012 A High Court judge has launched a campaign to save marriage, declaring that it would be “irresponsible” of the judiciary not to speak out against the…

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Decriminalising euthanasia will open flood gates – Family First

Newstalk ZB 30 April 2012 One family lobby group expects the flood gates would be opened up by decriminalising euthanasia. The issue has come under the spotlight again as Labour’s Maryan Street prepares a private members bill to give people…

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We need to talk about porn

The Independent (UK) 28 April 2012 The growth of internet sex sites is fuelling parental fears of children exposed to porn. So what’s the real effect of an adolescence spent watching sex online? ….One of the few areas where both…

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Surrogates: Delivering the ultimate gift?

NZ Herald 28 April 2012 ….Ms Gracen is one of an increasing number of New Zealand women offering to be a surrogate mother for couples who cannot have children on their own. In 2010-11, there were 25 applications for clinic-assisted…

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Strong public support for euthanasia – Really?

Sunday Star Times 29 April 2012 The MP campaigning for the right to die has been buoyed by a poll that shows more than 85 per cent of respondents to a survey supported voluntary euthanasia. The Sunday Star-Times reader poll…

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Poor communities feed pokies most

NZ Herald 30 April 2012 Some of the country’s poorest communities are feeding the most money into pokies, new data has revealed. Department of Internal Affairs figures show the richest individual machines are in Christchurch and bringing in an average…

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Benefits seen in register of sex offenders

Dominion Post 27 April 2012 A justice lobby group and anti-child abuse advocates have backed government proposals to introduce a sex offenders register. Police Minister Anne Tolley is considering plans for an index drawn up by police and Corrections after…

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Vaccine Programme Should Not Exclude Parents

Media Release 27 April 2012 Family First is labeling an immunisation programme by Waikato DHB as ‘sneaky’ and potentially harmful, and says immunisation programmes should not exclude parents from the process.  “The Waikato DHB is intentionally targeting teenagers and even…

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