Month: December 2012

Well said, Dominion Post

Editorial: Prime obligation lies with parents| Dominion Post 12 Dec 2012 Poverty harmful to children. No-one will dispute the central tenet of the child poverty report released this week by Children’s Commissioner Russell Wills. Kids who go to school hungry…

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Powershop thinks NZ’ers are all stupid

Pope gay marriage ad not targeted at Catholics NZ Herald 11 Dec 2012 Electricity company Powershop says a billboard depicting Pope Benedict XVI marrying a male couple is not targeted at Catholics. The four-and-a-half storey billboard is part of a…

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Lawsuits against churches ‘inevitable’ with gay ‘marriage’ law

LifeSiteNews 10 Dec 2012 If churches are forced by new legislation or by civil suits to conduct homosexual “marriage” ceremonies against their beliefs, it would constitute “a piece of tyranny by which the rights of hundreds of thousands, millions even,…

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Alcohol Reform – Pathetic!

NZ Herald 12 Dec 2012 The long road to reforming New Zealand’s alcohol laws has ended amid bitter protests that the legislation was a pale imitation of the landmark Law Commission report it was based on. MPs passed the reforms…

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Parents ‘should drink alcohol less in front of their children’

The Independent 10 Dec 2012 Parents should drink less in front of their children if they want to prevent their offspring becoming binge drinkers, a new report suggests today. The authors of research by the think-tank Demos said it was…

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It’s possible to be pro-life AND pro-woman

Studies Show Abortion May Increase Premature Death, Breast Cancer Risk New American 10 Dec 2012 A recent study out of Denmark appears to show a higher incidence of premature death among women who have had an abortion than for women…

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Yes! There is way more violence in movies

Bond film violence doubles since Dr No NZ Herald 11 Dec 2012 James Bond films are more than twice as violent as they used to be, researchers from Otago University have found. The finding comes as no surprise to a…

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Complaint against judge for supporting marriage dismissed

ChristianConern 5 December 2012 A complaint against a High Court judge who spoke out in favour of marriage has been dismissed by the Office for Judicial Complaints (OJC). Sir Paul Coleridge has served in the Family Division for over 50…

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More booze outlets mean more violence in South Auckland – study

NZ Herald 10 December 2012 A new study has shown that violent crime and motor vehicle accidents are more prevalent in parts of South Auckland that have higher numbers of alcohol outlets than other areas.And it has recommended that local…

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Professor speaks against voluntary euthanasia

NZ Herald 10 December 2012 University of Otago Prof Robin Taylor has spoken out against voluntary euthanasia, telling university graduates that arguments for this were “fundamentally flawed”, though they might be “subtly tempting”.An internationally-respected researcher in respiratory medicine, Prof Taylor…

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