Month: May 2013

Abortion trial reignites culture wars in US

TVNZ 1 May 2013 Around the world, many are watching the criminal trial in Philadelphia of an avuncular-looking 72-year-old doctor named Kermit Gosnell. You’ve probably never heard of him, but his notoriety is such that when you enter his first…

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Parties would change three-strikes law

Stuff.co.nz 1 May 2013 Labour, the Greens and the Maori Party all say they would repeal or alter the three-strikes legislation after the issuing of a second strike to Hastings man Elijah Whaanga. Whaanga, 21, was sentenced to two years’…

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