Month: November 2014

Euthanasia lobby has hijacked phrase ‘dying with dignity’

Sydney Morning Herald 17 November 2014 The hijacking of the term “dying with dignity” by today’s supporters of euthanasia and assisted suicide is an insult to the dedicated doctors, nurses and pastoral carers who daily provide compassionate care, pain alleviation…

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Dear PM, will you keep your word?

There has been significant media coverage of the legal analysis we obtained from Chen Palmer regarding the actual effect of the anti-smacking law as opposed to what was promised by the politicians. Promises broken on anti-smacking law – 3 News…

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Smacking law has criminalised parents – top lawyer

NZ Herald 17 November 2014 Leading public lawyer Mai Chen says New Zealand’s 2007 changes to smacking law have criminalised “good parents”. A legal opinion signed by Ms Chen for the lobby group Family First says case law since Section…

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Australian men have given birth to 54 babies

Daily Telegraph 16 November 2014 MEN have given birth to 54 babies in Australia over the past year according to official Medicare statistics which now allow patients to nominate their own gender. In an echo of the case of Thomas…

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Nicolas Sarkozy calls for repeal of France’s same-sex marriage law

The Guardian 16 November 2014 The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has told supporters that the country’s same-sex marriage law should be scrapped. Sarkozy, who is campaigning to lead the opposition centre-right UMP party and is expected to run again…

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Doctor’s sex quiz shocks mother

Stuff co.nz 16 November 2014 The mother of a 12-year-old boy whose doctor asked him if he was sexually active, watched porn or was having suicidal thoughts is outraged her husband was asked to leave the room during the questioning.…

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