Month: April 2013

Police ‘Sales Pitch’ on Smacking No Comfort for Parents

Media Release 21 April 2013 Family First NZ says that the latest review of police activity related to the anti-smacking law continues to show disturbing trends, and is rubbishing police claims that ‘good parents’ are not being criminalised, labeling the…

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Of course polygamy is next III

Polyamorous marriage The Daily Blog 2 April 2013 – Features writers such as Chris Trotter, David Slack Efeso Collins, John Minto, Keith Locke, Sue Bradford and more When Bob McCroskrie stirred the pot by pointing out that we can’t call…

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Of course polygamy is next II

Gay Marriage – And now on to polygamy The Economist 8 April 2013 THE excitement over the Supreme Court arguments on gay marriage has probably died down until the court comes back with a decision. And what with a majority…

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Of course polygamy is next I

Legalize Polygamy! No, I am not kidding Slate 15 April 2013 – Jillian Keenan Recently, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council reintroduced a tired refrain: Legalized gay marriage could lead to other legal forms of marriage disaster, such as…

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A Smack as Part of Good Parental Correction Works – Study

Media Release 20 April 2013 Family First NZ says that a study just published shows that smacking does no harm as long as the child knows it is for the right reasons and feels loved – contrary to politicians in…

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Children ignored in gay marriage debate

NewsTalk ZB 17 April 2013  One of the senior MPs who will tonight vote against legalising gay marriage says there has not been enough debate around the rights of children. Northcote MP Jonathan Coleman says every child deserves a loving…

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