Month: February 2013

No Public Mandate for Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ – Poll

Media Release 26 February 2013 A poll of New Zealanders has found that only 47% now believe that Parliament should change the definition of marriage, and 43% believe that civil unions are sufficient for same sex couples. The poll also…

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Effects of Bullying Last Into Adulthood – for both parties

New York Times 20 Feb 2013 Victims of bullying at school, and bullies themselves, are more likely to experience psychiatric problems in childhood, studies have shown. Now researchers have found that elevated risk of psychiatric trouble extends into adulthood, sometimes…

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Boy Girl Toilets in Schools (US) – Madness!

Lifesite News 19 Feb 2013 Massachusetts Commissioner of Education Mitchell Chester has issued orders to the state’s K-12 public schools requiring them to permit “transgender” boys and girls to use the opposite sex’s locker rooms, bathrooms, and changing facilities as…

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New book reveals the shocking truth about euthanasia

Lifesite News 20 Feb 2013 A new book by Alex Schadenberg, executive director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC), challenges the myth that  vulnerable people are not at risk under euthanasia and assisted suicide legislation. Using only data gathered from…

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We’ll be definitely supporting this one

Ban street prostitution, MP says 3 News 21 Feb 2013 NZ First wants street prostitution banned and has drafted a bill to make it illegal. MP Asenati Lole-Taylor’s member’s bill would restrict prostitution to brothels. She says street prostitution –…

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Gay or Straight? When others decide for you* – Part Two

Miriam Grossman MD 21 February 2013 I discovered a support group for men in reparative therapy that met monthly in a Los Angeles home. The “Circle of Men” welcomed me as a guest one evening. There were about twenty guys,…

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Not enough time for marriage bill submissions, says MP

Newstalk ZB 20 Feb 2013 A New Zealand First MP is unhappy about people not being able to make oral submissions to select committee hearings on the Bill that allows same sex marriage. Lole Asenati Taylor says  more than 200…

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Committee Confirms Muzzling of Thousands of Submitters

Media Release 19 Feb 2013 Family First NZ says that the chair of the Select Committee considering the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill has today disclosed in Parliament that there have been 21,533 submissions of which almost 3,000 are…

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Let’s hope this becomes a worldwide trend

Iceland’s bid to ban web porn Mail Online 13 Feb 2013 Iceland could become the first Western  democracy to block all internet porn under radical new proposals. Fears about the damaging effects on children  have led the government to work…

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