Month: May 2013

Well, they do love each other!

Puppy love: man marries his dog The Chronicle (Australia) 1 Dec 2010 A YOUNG Toowoomba man yesterday tied the knot with his best friend – a five-year-old labrador. In perhaps a first for the Garden City, Laurel Bank Park hosted…

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Diet of porn leading the young to take risks: study

NZ Herald 25 May 2013 Children are developing permissive attitudes to sex and viewing women as objects after being raised on a “diet of pornography”, a major British study has found. For the first time, the Children’s Commissioner for England…

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200 more reasons for an independent CYF Complaints Authority

NZ Herald 25 May 2013 Child Youth and Family is reviewing the cases of more than 200 children thought to have been subjected to continued abuse and neglect despite repeated warnings to social workers. Children’s Commissioner Dr Russell Wills said…

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Parents told to keep tabs as child sex on rise

Stuffed.co.nz 22 May 2013 A youth worker says children as young as 11 are having sex in Invercargill, which has one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in New Zealand. She wanted to get the message out that children in…

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Anti-gay marriage ad complaints thrown out

ONE News 19 May 2013 The advertising watchdog has thrown out complaints made against anti-gay marriage advertisements published by Family First. The advertisements titled “21 great reasons to keep marriage as is” and “If you vote to change ‘marriage’ we…

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ASA Rejects Complaints About Marriage Campaign

Media Release 19 May 2013 The advertising watchdog has poured cold water on a campaign of complaints against two of Family First’s information sheets during the recent marriage debate. Complainant A Charman said that the “21 great reasons to keep…

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They’re targeting groups in the US as well as here!

IRS targets conservative groups Yahoo News 16 May 2013 People on the right and left are appalled by the IRS’s inappropriate targeting of Tea Party non-profits. The IRS “demanded names of board members, copies of meeting minutes and résumés, details…

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