Month: July 2012

Working in late stages of pregnancy bad as smoking – Study

Mail Online 28 July 2012 Expectant mothers who work up to their due date are likely to have babies with a lower birth weight, creating risks for the future. A study has found that the effect of continuing to work…

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Website to Protect Marriage Launched

Media Release 30 July 2012 A website to protect the current definition of marriage as ‘one man one woman’ has been launched today. The website is www.protectmarriage.org.nz and has been launched in response to the private members bill of Labour…

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Yet more evidence of a flawed law on prostitution

Call for ‘buffer’ between brothels and homes Christchurch Press 27 July 2012 Christchurch residents have called for a “buffer zone” to be established between large-scale brothels and residential areas. A Christchurch City Council hearings panel is listening to 20 submissions…

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Marriage, Religious Liberty, and the “Grand Bargain”

Robert P George – McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University. July 2012 It was only yesterday, was it not, that we were being assured that the redefinition of marriage to include same-sex partnerships would have no impact on persons…

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Interesting comments on same-sex marriage

Gay right to wed ‘not special, just equal’ Christchurch Press 27 July 2012 …However, a stalwart of the gay community said the “average gay guy couldn’t give a toss” about legalising same sex marriages. Bruce Williamson, who has run gay…

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Euthanasia backers cite fear of burdening others

ONE News 27 July 2012 Healthy pro-euthanasia pensioners would rather cut their lives short than be a financial drain on society, a study shows. Auckland University researchers interviewed 11 healthy men and women aged between 69 and 89 on why…

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