Month: November 2012

Panic stations! Stuff the debate

Cameron to fast-track vote on gay marriage Why? Fast track plan as opposition campaign gathers momentum Plans to allow gay marriage could be voted on and approved by MPs within weeks, it emerged last night. David Cameron and Nick Clegg…

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Legal Experts Dispute HRC On Gay Marriage Bill

Media Release 22 Nov 2012 Family First NZ says that the Human Rights Commission is legally wrong on the effects of the Marriage Amendment Bill, and that even the NZ Law Society and 24 members of the law faculty of…

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The Wisdom of Upholding Tradition

There is a reason why conjugal unions have been distinguished from all others since antiquity. The Wall Street Journal 20 Nov 2012 By SHERIF GIRGIS, RYAN T. ANDERSON and ROBERT P. GEORGE The U.S. Supreme Court decides next week whether…

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Quote of the day

“Every marriage policy draws lines, leaving out some types of relationships. Equality forbids arbitrary line-drawing.” The Wisdom of Upholding Tradition – The Wall Street Journal SHERIF GIRGIS, RYAN T. ANDERSON and ROBERT P. GEORGE

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Yet more evidence of a flawed prostitution law

And ongoing inaction from politicians who created the problem when they decriminalised prostitution $1000-a-night street workers in turf war NZ Herald 21 Nov 2012 A South Auckland prostitution spot has become embroiled in turf battles between local workers and those…

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Medicating kids is not always the answer

Younger Students More Likely to Get A.D.H.D. Drugs New York Times 20 Nov 2012 A new study of elementary and middle school students has found that those who are the youngest in their grades score worse on standardized tests than…

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Problems with the Netherlands

The supporters of the same-sex ‘marriage’ bill have brought in a former Dutch MP to talk about the Netherlands and tell us how good it is – and the NZ Herald have (hilariously) found a way to include it in…

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Concern gay marriage bill could criminalise ministers

Radio NZ 20 Nov 2012 The Law Society says the same-sex marriage bill as it stands could criminalise church ministers who refuse to wed gay couples. The Marriage Amendment Bill is being considered by a select committee. Labour MP Louisa…

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Labour MP’s ‘Legally Wrong’ on Effects of Marriage Bill

Media Release 20 November 2012 “WALL AND CHAUVEL MISUNDERSTAND THE EFFECTS OF THE BILL” – BOB MCCOSKRIE Family First NZ has released a legal opinion which calls into question the validity of the assurances given in Parliament during the 1st…

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Hilarious! – Gay marriage will solve our unemployment rate

More weddings 🙂 Skills crisis: Economic lift for NZ likely if gay marriage allowed – advocate NZ Herald 20 Nov 2012 Gay marriage could provide an economic boost in New Zealand by generating a spike in wedding ceremonies, says the…

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