Month: March 2013

Gay marriage and preserving religious freedom for celebrants

Pundit March 18 2013 Will all marriage celebrants be immunized? The Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Bill will soon, it seems, be passed. The Second Reading went through comfortably by 77 votes to 44 in Parliament last night. I do not…

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Bill denies kids what they need

Stuff.co.nz 18 March 2013 The words “mum” and “dad” offer intrinsically different comfort when you say them as a child, and even as an adult.  Most of us, no doubt, would agree, and would find it difficult to decide which…

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Laws: Gay marriage law creates new inequity

Stuff.co.nz 17 March 2013 Michael Laws – OPINION: In the week in which a new Catholic pope was elected, secular New Zealand overwhelmingly voted to mainstream homosexual and lesbian marriage. Two thirds of parliamentarians rejected the religious underpinning of the…

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Poll: People want smacking law changed

NZ Herald 18 March 2013 Three out of four people back a law change to allow “correctional” smacking of children, a poll has found. But a child advocacy group says correctional smacking remains unacceptable. The poll of 1000 randomly selected…

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National Voters Want Smacking Law Change – Poll

Media Release 18 March 2013 A poll of New Zealanders has found that 3 out of 4 voters want the anti-smacking law amended, and the support is strongest from National, NZ First and Maori party voters. In the poll of…

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WhaleOil Opposes Gay Marriage

This is hilarious!! WhaleOil blog site has worked so hard to promote the same-sex marriage bill and misrepresent what we have been saying But he did a poll on his website, and guess what the result was??!!

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No Public Mandate For Gay Marriage Bill

Media Release 16 March 2013 Family First NZ says that two online polls taken during the week show a continuing trend of declining support for the same-sex marriage bill currently being debated in Parliament. An online NZ Herald poll completed…

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