Month: December 2012

Family meals ‘boost child fruit and vegetable intake’

BBC 20 Dec 2012 Eating meals as a family improves children’s eating habits – even if it only happens once or twice a week, UK researchers suggest. It is recommended children eat five portions of fruit and vegetables per day…

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Wonder what National voters think about same-sex marriage

Tories warn PM he’s splitting his party over gay marriage Independent (UK) 28 Dec 2012 David Cameron has been warned that his backing for gay marriage is splitting the Conservatives and that he has underestimated the strong opposition to it…

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Latest poll shows even split for/against gay marriage!

Dominion Post 29 Dec 2012 A recent Dominion Post readers’ survey also reflected the divisiveness of the issue. Of the 613 readers polled from December 13 to 20, 35 per cent identified themselves as being in support of same-sex marriage,…

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Does porn use affect attitude to same-sex marriage?

Despite the strength of the sample group (New Family Structures Study used by pro-gay marriage groups also), and the significantly strong results, this study will be ignored because opponents will kick the messenger rather than the message. Mark Regnerus dared to challenge…

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Wedding business closes rather than serve same sex couples

Washington Post 28 Dec 2012 An Annapolis company whose old-fashioned trolleys are iconic in the city’s wedding scene has abandoned the nuptial industry rather than serve same-sex couples. The owner of Discover Annapolis Tours said he decided to walk away…

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Ban on School Drug Searches Labelled ‘Dopey’, Dangerous

Media Release 28 Dec 2012 Family First NZ is labeling a proposed law change to ban schools from drug testing or searching students for drugs as dopey and dangerous to the welfare of young people, and parents will rightly be…

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Generations divided over gay marriage

NZ Herald 27 Dec 2012 Pensioners are holding out in a dwindling minority opposing gay marriage – as 2013 looks possibly to be the year for it to become reality. A Herald-DigiPoll survey into same-sex marriages found a stark generational…

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Parents’ Toxic Trio Ups Risk for Childhood Abuse Tenfold

PsychCentral 23 Dec 2012 Adults who had parents who struggled with addiction, unemployment and divorce are 10 times more likely to have been victims of childhood physical abuse, according to a new study from Canadian researchers. The study, which was…

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