Month: August 2014

The Colorado Marijuana Industry: Growing Like a Weed

Focus on the Family August 2014 As more states look at loosening laws on the sale and use of marijuana, Colorado is offering a disturbing preview of what may be in store for them. Colorado OK’d the use of medical…

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Analysis of Three Strikes so far

Sensible Sentencing Trust August 2014 Having endured numerous cases of heinous crimes committed by repeat offenders, New Zealanders increasingly expressed a desire for tough sentencing laws for repeat violent and sexual offenders. SST worked tirelessly for the introduction of a…

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Greens & Labour Politicising Bullying in Schools

Media Release 28 August 2014 Family First NZ says that both the Greens and Labour are wanting to politicise and sexualise school children under the guise of bullying programmes rather than deal with the school bullying issue as it should…

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7 Reasons Why the Current Marriage Debate Is Nothing Like the Debate on Interracial Marriage

Daily Signal 27 August 2014 Is opposition to same-sex marriage at all like opposition to interracial marriage? One refrain in debates over marriage policy is that laws defining marriage as the union of male and female are today’s equivalent of…

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Election 2014: Labour’s three gender options for passports

NZ Herald 27 August 2014 Labour wants drivers’ licences and passports in New Zealand to offer three gender options. It also wants laws changed so that couples in de facto relationships and in civil unions can adopt, whether same-sex couples…

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Society wedded to fallacies on families

The Australian 23 August 2014 Kay Hymowitz has seen this all before. A renowned family scholar with New York’s Manhattan Institute, she’s spending this weekend on the Gold Coast, speaking about such matters at Consilium, the Centre for Independent Studies’…

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Parents set bad example by staying glued to smartphones

NZ Herald 27 August 2014 Parents who worry about their children constantly staring at their smartphones should set an example by not using their own devices so often – and set ground rules for screen-free mealtimes, parenting groups have said.…

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Objectionable Hip-Hop Song Offensive to All NZ’ers

Media Release 26 August 2014 Family First is slamming Auckland hip-hop crew @peace for their new release containing lyrics that threaten to kill Prime Minister John Key and have sex with his daughter. “You cannot go any lower than this…

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