Month: February 2014

Explicit sex class divides school

NZ Herald 28 February 2014 A school trustee has quit and a family withdrawn their child in protest at an explicit sexual education programme at a West Coast primary. Blaketown School trustee Jo-Anne Sim resigned this month over the “unacceptable”…

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Committee reaches stalemate on parental leave

3News 28 February 2014 A select committee report into Labour MP Sue Moroney’s paid parental leave amendment bill has been unable to reach an agreement on whether it should pass. The Government Administration Committee reported back to day on Labour’s…

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Children shouldn’t have to choose to die

On Line Opinion 26 February 2014 Last week, The Times featured the heart-warming story of Deryn Blackwell, a 14 year-old boy who having been told he would likely die within a short time is now, against the odds, making a…

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Smoking cannabis CAN kill you – German research

Mail Online 26 February 2014 It is possible to die as a direct result of smoking cannabis, new research shows. German scientists have identified two people who died purely as a result of smoking the drug. It was previously known…

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Act Leader Jamie Whyte stands by incest comments

NZ Herald 26 February 2014 New Act Leader Jamie Whyte is standing by his comments that incestuous relationships between consenting adults should not be illegal and says it would be “intellectually corrupt” of him not to be honest when asked…

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Charity: Women, children used as sex slaves in NZ

Stuff co.nz 27 February 2014 Women and children as young as five are probably being used as sex slaves in New Zealand, according to a charity founded by a former detective to fight human trafficking. “We have been asked about…

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“Nordic Model” of Prostitution Should Be Adopted in NZ

Media Release 27 February 2014 Family First NZ is welcoming a decision by the European parliament overnight to back the ‘Nordic model’ of prostitution which legalises the selling of sex but criminalises buying it, and says that New Zealand should…

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Incest Debate A Predicted Outcome of Redefining Marriage

Media Release 27 Feb 2014 Family First NZ says that nobody should be surprised that the debate to redefine marriage has now progressed to the status of incest between consenting adults. “We predicted this would happen,” says Bob McCoskrie, National…

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Should a Pro-Abortion Printer be Forced to Print “Abortion is Murder” Signs and Shirts?

Godfather Politics.com 25 February 2014 The courts have kicked a legal hornet’s nest by redefining marriage and forcing people to agree with their decision under threat of fines and possible imprisonment. Now states are trying to project business owners that…

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Legal Drinking Age Of 21 Saves Lives, Even Though It’s Flouted

NPR Health News 24 February 2014 | Eighty percent of college students say they drink, despite laws making it illegal for anyone under 21 to drink alcohol. Critics of that drinking age say that lowering it would reduce binge drinking…

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