Month: November 2012

Shocking reading – Loving dad’s year of torment

Nelson Mail 3 Nov 2012 Fathers beware. Giving your child a kiss and cuddle in public could land you in court. http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/7903081/Loving-dads-year-of-torment While pleased to walk free from the court, the father is disturbed at what happened. Particularly concerning was…

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UK Catholic Care loses gay adoption fight

BBC News 1 Nov 2012 A Roman Catholic adoption agency has been told it cannot turn away gay couples if it wants to keep its charitable status. Catholic Care, run by the Diocese of Leeds, wanted its adoption service to…

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Marriage and the fear of democracy

NationalReview.com 1 Nov 2012 Ever since the rise of the progressive movement, the American Left has championed political reforms to create direct democracy: ballot initiatives, popular referenda, direct election of senators, and recall initiatives. But now, apparently, there are exceptions. They…

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We’ll see about that

No reason to ban high-rise brothel – report NZ Herald 2 Nov 2012 Auckland’s first high-rise brothel could be a magnet for crime and drugs yet that is no reason to ban it because prostitution is legal. So says the…

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Are Women Easy Bake Ovens?

This is a timely article in response to today’s NZ Herald article on surrogacy which highlights the growing trend of NZ couples who have young children conceived and born overseas to commercial surrogates – women paid for their services. Huffington Post 26 Oct…

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Answering Advocates of Gay Marriage

Katherine Young and Paul Nathanson. “Marriage-a-la-mode: Answering Advocates of Gay Marriage.” Paper presented at Emory University, Atlanta, GA (May 14, 2003). Claim 1: Marriage is an institution designed to foster the love between two people. Gay people can love each…

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