Month: October 2013

Call to Fast-Track ‘Protection of Children’ Bill

Media Release 4 October 2013 Family First NZ is calling on all political parties to fast-track a private members bill which would make criminal offending in the presence of a minor an aggravated factor at sentencing. The call comes in…

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Sign a marriage petition. Get sacked. UPDATE

University employee sues for discrimination against marriage beliefs Washington Post 1 October 2013 Gallaudet University’s chief diversity officer has accused her employer of violating a D.C. anti-discrimination law after a controversy last year that stemmed from her signing a petition that…

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‘Toxic childhoods’ blamed for 22,000 self-harm cases

The Telegraph 1 October 2013 More than 22,000 children and teenagers were treated in hospital for  self-harming last year, according to official figures which experts said showed  the “toxic” effects of social media and a society obsessed with body image.…

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Belgium Euthanasia – Unhappy with sex change

Daily Mail 1 October 2013 A Belgian transsexual has chosen to die by  euthanasia after a botched sex change operation to complete his transformation  into a man left him a ‘monster’. Nathan Verhelst, 44, died  yesterday afternoon after being allowed…

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The next quota for NZ Labour???

Aust Labour leader hopeful wants homosexual quota ABC News 29 Sept 2013 Labor leadership candidate Bill Shorten wants to introduce quotas to boost the number of gay and lesbian politicians in Parliament. Mr Shorten is continuing his pitch to the…

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