Month: August 2013

Miley Cyrus and the ‘pornification’ of America

John W Whitehead – The Rutherford Institute “In a market that sells high heels for babies and thongs for tweens, it doesn’t take a genius to see that sex, if not porn, has invaded our lives. Whether we welcome it…

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Brothels Should Be Banned From Residential Areas

Media Release 29 August 2013 Family First NZ is repeating its call for law changes to the Prostitution Reform Act in order to protect families and communities from brothels in residential areas and from the ongoing problems with street prostitution.…

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New Bail Laws Will Protect Families

Media Release 28 August 2013 Family First NZ is welcoming legislation changing bail laws, and says that the new requirements are a long overdue change in order to protect families from repeat and high risk offenders. “Public safety should be…

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More of our elderly are giving up on life

NZ Herald 28 August 2013 Old people are at high risk of suicide as they try to cope with living on the pension and fewer social interactions, a Wairarapa advocate for the elderly says. The comments follow the release of…

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Insulting Sentence for Horrific Child Abuse

Media Release 27 August 2013 Family First NZ is labeling a sentence of just over two years for a horrific case of child abuse as ‘insulting’ and ‘pathetic’, and argues that sentences like this fail to send a message that…

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Australian politicians think they know better than you as well

Kevin Rudd says he won’t force his same-sex marriage views on the public with a referendum Herald Sun 26 August 2013 PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd has declared he is not going to “ram” his views on same-sex marriage “down the…

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Same-Sex Marriage Trumps Religious Liberty in New Mexico

The Foundry 22 August 2013 Earlier today, the Supreme Court of New Mexico ruled that the First Amendment does not protect a Christian photographer’s ability to decline to take pictures of a same-sex commitment ceremony—even when doing so would violate…

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Experts ponder euthanasia link in old-age suicide rate

Stuff.co. 27 August 2013 Elderly men are taking their lives at a high rate, and the chief coroner has raised the possibility of a link with euthanasia. Suicide figures published yesterday highlighted the lack of information about people who died…

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Why Won’t Govt Give Families A Tax Break?

Media Release 26 August 2013 Family First NZ is questioning why the income-splitting bill has been shelved by the National-led government for over two years. “The Taxation (Income-sharing Tax Credit) Bill was reported back from the Select Committee way back…

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