Month: October 2013

Sex Ed for 5y/o’s? Family First warns parents

Family First was on ONE’s Breakfast programme again this morning debating the issue of sexuality education for children as young as 5 years old. As is typical of Family Planning, they refused to front up for the debate and be…

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MARIJUANA MYTH – Smoking it doesn’t kill anyone

One of the common arguments for decriminalising marijuana is “Nobody has ever died from smoking marijuana.” Really? Tell that to the 11 victims of the tragic Wairarapa ballooning tragedy Balloon tragedy report sparks drug testing call Stuff.co.nz 31 Oct 2013…

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Sex Education For Children As Young As Five

Media Release 31 October 2013 Family First NZ is concerned that Family Planning is promoting the need for ‘sexuality education’ to be targeted at children as young as five years old, but says that they should butt out of primary…

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Labour finally scraps the Commission they established

Labour wants to do away with Families Commission NewsTalk ZB 30 October 2013 Labour is announcing it will do away with the Families Commission if it gets the chance. MP Jacinda Ardern says they want to scrap the commission and…

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School Fairs and Alcohol Don’t Mix

Media Release 31 Oct 2013 Family First NZ is welcoming a decision by the Dunedin City Council not to grant a licence for a wine and beer stand at a primary school fair. “Until we deal with the binge drinking…

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Survey Says: Women Are for Life

The Public Discourse 30 October 2013 When Wendy Davis announced she was running for governor of Texas, the news was heralded as the dawning of a new day for Texas. Davis, whose filibuster temporarily halted the Texas legislature from enacting…

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Planned Parenthood’s Agenda Not Welcome In NZ

Media Release 31 October 2013 Family First NZ says that the Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s agenda is not welcome in NZ and parents should be wary of its message and resources targeted at young people. The president Cecile Richards…

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More examples of a flawed prostitution law

Former judge fights brothels in suburbs Stuff.co 30 October 2013 Rule changes that would allow brothels in residential areas of the Kapiti Coast have sparked criticism from a former chief Environment Court judge. Joan Allin, who lives in Te Horo,…

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Councils Should Be Given Power To Ban Home Brothels

Media Release 30 Oct 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. “Kapiti Coast District Council is now trying to…

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Discrimination is ok now – Labour

During the recent definition of marriage debate, the catch-cry from supporters of redefining marriage was that traditional marriage discriminates – and that was unacceptable. “Opposing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a matter of justice. It is also a matter…

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