Month: March 2013

NZ’ers Asked To Sign Marriage Pledge

Media Release 28 March 2013 Family First NZ has launched a website which gives New Zealanders the opportunity to make the issue of redefining marriage a key election issue for themselves. MyMarriagePledge.org.nz was launched this morning and gives the opportunity…

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MPs Confirm Coercion Over Conscience on Gay Marriage

Media Release 28 March 2013 Family First NZ says that at the same time as politicians reject a referendum of the people and demand a conscience vote, they have confirmed that the same-sex marriage bill will not protect the consciences…

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MPs Allowed Conscience But Not Celebrants, Churches

Media Release 27 March 2013 Family First NZ is calling on politicians to support amendments to the Marriage Amendment Bill to allow for conscientious exemption for all celebrants and marriage registrars, places of faith, and schools if the same-sex marriage…

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Same-Sex “Marriage”: The Roman Emperors

Craig Turner fitzgerald griffin foundation 25 March 2013 As the Supreme Court takes up two cases regarding the legalization of same-sex “marriage,” Americans may be surprised to learn that same-sex marriage was legalized once before. The practice of homosexuality in…

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Why the game’s up for Sweden’s sex trade

The Independent (UK) 26 March 2013 Sweden’s innovative sex-trade laws criminalise clients, not prostitutes. The result: a 70 per cent drop in business. Sweden’s decision to reverse centuries of assumptions about prostitution and criminalise buyers of sex caused astonishment when…

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MP finds 13-year-old prostitutes taking $600 a night

NZ Herald 27 March 2013 Prostitutes as young as 13 are earning up to $600 a night in South Auckland, says an MP who will be at a meeting called by community leaders to discuss an “outbreak” of underage street…

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An object lesson in academic spin and press misreporting

Similar to the research on same-sex parenting 🙂 Does smacking really cause cancer, heart disease and asthma? Family Education Trust Bulletin – March 2013 ‘Smacking children may increase risk of them developing cancer’ reported the Daily Telegraph, while the Daily…

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Gender DOES matter – to Maori and Green parties

The Greens and the Maori parties are both arguing that gender doesn’t matter – and that same-sex couples should be able to marry But look at their own rules. “One Male, One Female” Apparently gender DOES matter 🙂 MAORI PARTY…

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