Month: March 2013

Former Dutch MP Admits Polygamy, Group Marriage Next

Media Release 15 March 2013 A former Dutch MP who was behind the first same-sex marriage legislation in the world, and brought to NZ by supporters of the same-sex marriage bill to make a submission to the Select Committee, has…

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More problems with Wall’s study on gay parenting

We referred previously to a study quoted by Labour MP Louisa Wall on TVNZ’s Q&A – read our critique ‘The problem with Louisa Wall’s study on gay parenting’ We’ve found more information about the study – and of course the problem…

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Young submitter frustrated over MP reaction

Newstalk ZB 14 March 2013 There’s frustration from a young parliamentary submitter at the lack of action against MPs, following a complaint about their conduct during a hearing. Eighteen-year-old Grace Carroll made an oral submission on the Marriage Amendment Bill…

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The problem with Louisa Wall’s study on gay parenting

On TVNZ’s Q&A last Sunday (10 March) Labour MP Louisa Wall said (referring to gay adoption): In the latest research from the UK, from the University of Cambridge, said that that’s not right, that the most important thing is for…

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What You Should Know About ‘Monogamish’ Relationships

The Gospel Coalition 7 Mar 2013 One of the unspoken assumptions in the debate over same-sex marriage is that monogamy is equally valued by both homosexual and heterosexual couples. While far too many heterosexuals opt for a form of serial…

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Polygamy bill: Another step forward for love

Ooops – sorry – wrong heading Gay bill: Another step forward for love NZ Herald 14 March 2013 Polygamy Same-sex marriage campaigners say the overwhelming support for the bill at its second hurdle is a ringing endorsement which shows MPs…

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Don’t stop now!

DON’T STOP NOW!  “We may not win every battle, but we’ll lose every battle we don’t even show up to” Bob McCoskrie Hi *|FNAME|* Disappointed? Yep. Giving up? No way!! You know the saying – when the going gets tough,…

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Marriage Debate Fails on Identifying Key Issues

Media Release 14 March 2013 In response to the passing of the 2nd reading of the bill opposing traditional marriage, National Director of Family First NZ and co-ordinator of the Protect Marriage campaign, Bob McCoskrie, says: “It is hugely concerning…

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Four change minds on gay marriage bill

3 News 14 Mar 2013 Four National MPs have changed their minds about gay marriage between the first and second readings of the bill that will legalise it. The second reading count late on Wednesday night was 77-44, a majority…

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Interesting poll on marriage bill

Poll from Yahoo http://nz.news.yahoo.com/top-stories/ – not scientific but still VERY interesting Do only homophobic bigots use Yahoo for their news site?? 🙂

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