Month: December 2012

Another example for independent CYF Complaints process

Partner of shooting victim slates CYF Stuff.co.nz 22 Dec 2012 Kerry Lock says he feels badly let down by Child, Youth and Family and the organisation admits its support was not what it should have been. Mr Lock has been left…

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We didn’t need confirmation of what we already knew

Foxx admits movies influence violence NZ Herald 23 Dec 2012 Jamie Foxx has admitted he believes movies influence real life violence. The Django Unchained actor – who is one of approximately 50 celebrities that have banded together in a new…

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Looking forward to family violence groups reporting this one

Less Partner Abuse, Substance Abuse and Post-Partum Depression Among Married Women Science Daily Dec 13 2012 Women who are married suffer less partner abuse, substance abuse or post-partum depression around the time of pregnancy than women who are cohabitating or…

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Equality could have string of ‘unintended consequences’ – UK

Mail Online 12 Dec 2012 The minister for faith has broken ranks on  gay marriage to warn that David Cameron’s controversial legislation could have a  string of ‘unintended consequences’. In a letter leaked to the Daily Mail,  Baroness Warsi suggests…

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More evidence of the harms of redefining marriage

Maine: Notaries must perform same-sex ‘marriages’ or violate human rights law Lifesite News 14 Dec 2012 In the state of Maine, any notary public who performs marriages may not refuse to perform a same-sex “marriage” for any reason, upon pain…

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2 more reasons for an independent CYF Watchdog

Horrified judge rescues children – from CYF NZ Herald 15 Dec 2012 A judge has slammed the reckless actions of Child, Youth and Family workers who allowed four children to stay with their violent, abusive parents for more than nine…

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Offering children emergency contraception ‘morally bankrupt’

ONE News 14 Dec 2012 A proposed plan to make the morning after pill freely available to children as young as 12 years old has been blasted as “morally bankrupt” and “medically flawed”. Pharmacies are being targeted to provide the…

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Free Morning-After Pill Morally Bankrupt, Medically Flawed

Media Release 14 Dec 2012 Family First NZ is labelling a decision by the Taranaki Health Board to hand out the ‘morning-after’ pill to children as young as 12 as morally bankrupt and medically flawed because the evidence suggests it…

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‘Official’ Food Price Stats Disputed By Actual Family Costs

Media Release 13 Dec 2012 Family First NZ says that Statistics NZ may be claiming that food prices have decreased 0.6% in the past 12 months, but this is not the experience of families who are all feeling the pinch…

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Lying about illegal abortions to advance their agenda

Lies, damned lies and statistics from the Alan Guttmacher Institute Lifesite News 11 Dec 2012 One of the principal techniques used by the pro-abortion lobby to advance their agenda of legalising abortion in developing world countries is to argue that…

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