Month: May 2014

Sex change drugs for nine year olds (UK)

The Telegraph 19 May 2014  Children as young as nine are to be prescribed drugs which delay the onset of puberty as the first step towards a sex change operation, according to reports. The treatment will be offered by one…

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Some abuse just isn’t talked about

Stuff co.nz 17 May 2014 Their friends always thought they were a marvellous couple. But nobody knows what really goes on inside a marriage – and after they retired, things at home got really bad. >> SPECIAL REPORT: Elder abuse…

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Family Group Calls for Green MP to Resign

Media Release 16 May 2014 Family First NZ is shocked and horrified by Green MP Jan Logie’s personal attack on Finance Minister Bill English via a twitter message, and has labelled it as tacky, disrespectful, and offensive to families. The…

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Free visits to GP ‘sensible’

OneNews 16 May 2014 Parents are the big winners from yesterday’s budget with the Government announcing a half a billion dollars for family packages. Paid parental leave has gone from 14 to 18 weeks, and children under 13 will now…

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Police do not support the decriminalisation of cannabis.

NZ Herald 16 May 2014 Police say they do not support the decriminalisation of natural cannabis despite calls by Auckland’s Deputy Mayor that it’s safer than banned synthetic versions. Penny Hulse said it was time New Zealanders discussed the decriminalisation…

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Marriage Equality and the Bible: Busting the Myths

Public Discourse 12 May 2014 While there are good secular/rational/natural arguments against same-sex marriage, people of faith also make arguments based on their religious beliefs, and especially on what the Bible says.  As a result, proponents of same-sex marriage sometimes…

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How abortion impacts mothers, families and our society – Study

IMFC 12 May 2014 Executive Summary This paper examines research that is typically ignored about abortion’s effect on the family. The impact of abortion on marriage, sexuality, mental health and finally, family life in greater society are all considered. The paper reflects…

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It gets worse at the Auckland Council!

Accept cannabis use, says Auckland deputy mayor NZ Herald 15 May 2014 Auckland Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse says it is time to decriminalise natural cannabis because it is safer than the synthetic versions that were banned last week. The veteran…

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Alcohol kills one person every 10 seconds worldwide: World Health Organisation

Sydney Morning Herald 13 May 2014 Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organisation said on Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise. Including drink driving, alcohol-induced…

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Deputy Mayor’s Marijuana Calls Labelled ‘Dopey’, Out of Touch

Media Release 15 May 2014 Family First NZ is labelling calls by the Auckland Deputy Mayor to decriminalise cannabis because it’s safer than synthetic drugs as ‘dopey’ and out of touch with reality. “It is ironic that at the same…

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