Month: February 2015

Promotion of depression, suicide, drug use given green light

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3News 3 February 2015 Notorious metal group Mayhem has been added to the Auckland’s Westfest 2015 line-up. The band is considered one of the most important in the influential Norwegian black metal scene, gaining notoriety early in their career with…

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An Open Letter from the Child of a Loving Gay Parent

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Public Discourse 2 February 2015 June is nigh, and with it will come your ruling on the most contentious political issue of our time: marriage. I write because I am one of many children with gay parents who believe we…

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Is Pedophilia Okay if You’re “Born That Way”?

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The New American 1 February 2015 “Now, many experts view it as a sexual orientation as immutable as heterosexuality … a deep-rooted predisposition … that becomes clear during puberty and does not change.” The above idea was expressed with respect…

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Djokovic says fatherhood has given him a new perspective

Novak Djokovic

Reuters 1 February 2015 Like any new father, Novak Djokovic has quickly developed a new perspective on life and tennis. The Serbian won his fifth Australian Open title on Sunday, beating Andy Murray 7-6(5) 6-7(4) 6-3 6-0 but his thoughts…

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The failure of legalised prostitution in Germany

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Germany’s mega-brothel left me cold The Telegraph 29 January 2015 The “mega brothel” in tonight’s Channel 4 documentary of the same name isn’t that big, by German standards. Paradise is six stories high – half the size of Pascha in…

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Euthanasia – out of control

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Elderly cousins undergo joint euthanasia for fear of being separated  The Telegraph 2 February 2015 Two elderly Scottish cousins who relied on each other to get by have undergone joint euthanasia because they feared being put in separate care homes.…

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Phone App for Families to Contact Politicians

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Media Release 2 February 2015 Family First NZ has launched a phone app designed to put the power back in to the hands of families, and to help them be online political activists for family issues in NZ. The free…

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Gambling bill needs hardening up

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Stuff co.nz 29 January 2015 Millions of dollars are being “sucked” from the community through a “blight” of pokie machines and new legislation is doing little to correct the problem, local advocates say. The Mangere Community Law Centre is supporting…

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Feeling depressed or down? How about euthanasia to solve your problems.

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Documentary shows Belgian doctor euthanizing a depressed, suicidal woman       With the most liberal laws in the world governing physician-assisted suicide, surveys in Belgium show overwhelming support for its legality. Doctors say euthanasia gives terminally ill patients experiencing…

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