Month: April 2013

Donor kids must not be forgotten

Melinda Tankard Reist – Herald Sun 31 Mar 2013 When Lau­ren Burns lis­tened to the Prime Min­is­ter’s na­tional apol­ogy to those who suf­fered forcible adop­tion, she wanted to ask: what about me? It wasn’t that the 29-year-old Mel­bourne woman didn’t…

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It’s ok – it’s crap coffee anyway!

Starbucks tells opponents of gay marriage to go elsewhere Washington Times 28 March 2013 At Starbucks‘ annual meeting last week, shareholder Thomas Strobhar, who runs an organization that opposes gay marriage, criticized the company for supporting same-sex marriage, claiming that…

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Blacks say gay rights not civil rights – poll

Lifesite News 1 Apr 2013 By a two-to-one margin, blacks reject the notion that homosexual rights compare with the civil rights struggles of the 1950s and ’60s, according to a new poll commissioned by Robert Johnson, the founder of Black…

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A.D.H.D. Seen in 11% of U.S. Children as Diagnoses Rise

New York Times 31 March 2013 Nearly one in five high school age boys in the United States and 11 percent of school-age children over all have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new data…

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The danger of allowing euthanasia

The Age (Australia) 3 April 2013 A friend of Beverley Broadbent has revealed she sat with the 83-year-old when she took her own life at her home in February. The nurse, who wants to be known only as Amanda, contacted…

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Consequences of silly anti-smacking laws – wasting time

Select committee hears CYF getting too many referrals National Radio 28 March 2013 The Children’s Commissioner has told MPs some child abuse referrals to Child, Youth and Family are being made without proper assessments and are overwhelming the organisation. Russell…

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The terrible injustice of same-sex ‘marriage’: my story

LifeSiteNews 26 March 2013 I saw an “ALL love is equal!” graphic posted up and down my news feed on Facebook this morning. It’s designed to strike a chord with a person’s sense of justice and compassion, of course; quick…

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Girls pimped out by relatives – pastor

NZ Herald 27 Mar 2013 A church pastor says underage girls in south Auckland are being pimped out by their parents and as many as three generations of some families are working as prostitutes. Pastor Trent Membrey of the contemporary…

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Good luck with that!

CYF should be held accountable – grandmother NZ Herald 27 Mar 2013 The grandmother of a toddler who suffered life-threatening hypothermia after his Child Youth and Family caregivers subjected him to cold showers wants to take legal action against the…

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