Month: September 2012

Obama defines ‘marriage’ – when seeking election

2008 I believe that marriage is the union between a man and a woman. Now, for me as a Christian — for me — for me as a Christian, it is also a sacred union. God’s in the mix. But…

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More proof of needing real debate about the consequences

Support grows for euthanasia Dominion Post 14 Sep 2012 Almost 63 per cent of New Zealanders support proposed law changes that would allow ill people to end their lives, a new poll shows. Today’s results come a day after after…

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Why pokie funding laws need changing

Pokie law change threatens sports funding NZ Herald 14 Sep 2012 A sports club in upmarket Remuera that has received millions of dollars in pokie machines proceeds says it will suffer if changes are made to gambling laws because there…

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This is a very good summary – even for an Aussie :-)

Same sex marriage – Impossible Robin Johnson beyondhere.org.au June 2012 To change the ‘Marriage Act’ to allow same sex marriage serves no good purpose for the Australian community as a whole. Marriage, between a man and woman, has served mankind…

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What You Need to Know About the Mark Regnerus Study of Homosexual Parents

FRCBlog.com 7 Sep 2012 University of Texas sociologist Mark Regnerus sparked a firestorm of criticism from pro-homosexual activists when his peer-reviewed scholarly article on children raised by homosexual parents was published in the journal Social Science Research in June. Using…

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Why not similar protection for babies and children?

NZ Herald 14 Sep 2012 People who lash out at emergency service staff will be treated more harshly by judges, after a law change being welcomed by police, firefighters and ambulance officers. An amendment to the Sentencing Act passed by…

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Marriage is the most effective weapon to fight child poverty

Lifesite News 13 Sep 2012 A new study shows marriage is good for children’s material prosperity, as well as their emotional and spiritual growth. “The U.S. is steadily separating into a two-caste system with marriage and education as the dividing…

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More warning bells – and note the comments by activists

LifeSite News 11 Sep 2012 A Church of Christ minister who has been responsible for civic marriage ceremonies at Cambridge city hall for the past 15 years is facing the axe if she doesn’t agree to perform same-sex “marriages.” Rev.…

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Multiple abortions increase risk of maternal death: new study

Lifesite News.com 12 Sep 2012 A single induced abortion increases the risk of maternal death by 45 percent compared to women with no history of abortion, according to a new studyof all women of reproductive age in Denmark over a…

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Linking welfare to preschool attendance a world first

NZ Herald 13 Sept 2012 Experts believe the Government’s decision to tie welfare benefits to children’s preschool attendance may be unprecedented in the world. University of Auckland sociologist Maureen Baker and retired Massey University professor Mike O’Brien, who have both…

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