Month: May 2012

Not a priority – Key

Dominion Post 14 May 2012 Gay marriage is an issue for “a small group of New Zealanders” and the Government has not made it a priority because of the tough economic times, Prime Minister John Key says. The issue has…

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Gay marriage: backfired on David Cameron

Telegraph (UK) 10 May 2012 Strictly speaking, it ought not to matter what Barack Obama thinks about gay marriage. The American president doesn’t have the power to tell registrars whom they should categorise as husband or wife. Half a dozen…

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Is Obama dictating NZ’s social agenda?

Before the election, John Key had no position on gay marriage. It was something he had to “think through” LISTEN (NZ Forum on the Family, July 2011) This week, when the US president said he supported same-sex marriage, suddenly, John Key…

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Marriage Should Not Be Redefined

Media Release 11 May 2012 Statement by Bob McCoskrie – National Director of Family First NZ Marriages are a matter of significant public concern, as the record of almost every culture shows. If it weren’t for the fact that sexual…

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Why euthanasia is dangerous ground

Four doctors said he was brain-dead The Sun (UK) 24 April 2012 A CAR crash victim declared brain-dead by four doctors made a “miracle” recovery after his parents begged for a second opinion moments before his life support was to…

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Dangerous paedophiles to be “caged” indefinitely. Caged? Really?

Note – loaded heading by Dominion Post Dominion Post 11 May 2012 Dangerous child sex offenders are to be caged indefinitely in purpose-built pens behind the wire, after Cabinet gave the green light to new public protection orders. The move…

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Bill to toughen up bail crosses the first hurdle

NZ Herald 11 May 2012 People charged with serious crimes would have to prove they can be trusted out at large. A bill which makes it more difficult for serious violent, sexual or Class A drug offenders to get bail…

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