Month: June 2014

Busting income splitting myths

IMFC 25 June 2014 Who knew tax policy could be so … exciting? Partisan politics have pulled income splitting into the stratosphere of political bickering. The Conservatives had made income splitting an election plank in 2011, to be implemented when…

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Court Undermines Values and Principles of Schools

Media Release 27 June 2014 Family First is slamming a decision by the High Court to overturn a St John’s College school decision to set a hair standard, labelling it as disrespectful and setting a dangerous precedent. “Schools are working…

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High rate of chlamydia in teens

Stuff co.nz 26 June 2014 “Staggeringly high” rates of chlamydia have been reported among New Zealand teenage girls. A report by Environmental Science and Research (ESR) was the first time data was collated from every laboratory in the country on…

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Denmark OKs legal gender change on demand

LifeSiteNews 25 June 2014 Europe’s largest homosexual activist organization, ILGA Europe, has praised Denmark’s Parliament for allowing citizens to change their sex on identification documents on request. Last week, Danish parliamentarians passed a measure allowing a legal sex change without,…

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High Rate of STIs Outcome of ‘Safe Sex’ Myth

Media Release 26 June 2014 Family First NZ says that “staggeringly high” rates of chlamydia reported among New Zealand teenage girls is proof that young people are being left misinformed and with a false sense of security. It also points…

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Promise of ‘safer’ prostitution a myth

Stuff co.nz 26 June 2014 Sex workers in Christchurch are experiencing violence or abuse on at least a monthly basis, police say. Detective Senior Sergeant Darryl Sweeney, the adult sexual assault team manager, said police were concerned by the “fairly…

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Abortion rate declines in Bay

Bay of Plenty Times 25 June 2014 Bay of Plenty abortion numbers are dropping as nationwide rates hit a 20-year low. Latest figures from Statistics New Zealand show 726 abortions were performed in the Bay of Plenty last year, down…

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NZ Post Book Award Gets It Right For Families

Media Release 24 June 2014 Family First is congratulating organisers and judges of the New Zealand Post Margaret Mahy Book of the Year for children and young adults for awarding books this year that were suitable and not offensive. Last…

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US Libraries Stock Fairy Tale Gay Marriage Book

The Christian Post 20 June 2014 The author, Jeffrey Miles, told The Christian Post in an emailed statement that his children’s book “tells the story of two handsome princes who go on a quest to save a princess, but fall…

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NZ (tries to) brushes off human trafficking report

Stuff co.nz 21 June 2014 Investigations into human trafficking in New Zealand have found no concrete evidence it was happening, the immigration minister says. The US State Department Trafficking in Persons 2014 Report, released today, said foreign men and women…

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