Month: May 2015

Family presents Chester Borrows with abortion petition

  Stuff co.nz 26 May 2015 A mother whose teenage daughter attempted suicide after a secret abortion is asking the Government to change the law so underage girls won’t undergo terminations without their parents’ knowledge. Hillary Kieft, of Stratford, Taranaki,…

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An inconvenient truth about the Irish marriage referendum

The Irish Times 25 May 2015 Seven hundred and thirty-four thousand, three hundred people did not vote No to love and equality. They are just as generous and inclusive as their neighbours who voted Yes, and just as fond of…

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Mindfulness – Treatment can trigger mania, depression and psychosis

MailOnline 22 May 2015 Meditation and mindfulness is promoted by celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow and Russell Brand, who boast of its power to help people put stress out of their minds and live for the moment. But the treatment can…

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Playing with nature. Isn’t this adult selfishness?

NZ Herald 25 May 2015 65-year-old now mother of 17 with quads’ birth A 65-year-old German woman has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine. The woman, Annegret Raunigk, already has 13 children. The quadruplets…

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Parental Notification Supported by Parents & Teens

Media Release 26 May 2015 Family First NZ is calling on politicians to reflect the concerns and wishes of parents and also teenagers, and ensure that young pregnant girls in a crisis situation receive the family support they deserve and…

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CHURCH CONFUSION: CofE to consider transgender baptisms

The Guardian 21 May 2015 The Church of England is to debate plans to introduce a ceremony akin to a baptism to mark the new identities of Christians who undergo gender transition. The Rev Chris Newlands, the vicar of Lancaster…

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Claims That NZ is Good for Sex Workers ‘Laughable’

Media Release 23 May 2015 Family First NZ says that claims by the Prostitutes Collective that New Zealand is the best place on earth to be a prostitute are laughable and from ‘fantasyland’. “Even the architect of the bill to…

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