Month: May 2015

Seales’ assisted dying case at top of slippery slope, opponents say

Stuff co.nz 23 May 2015 The terminally ill Wellington lawyer’s application begins in the High Court at Wellington on Monday. Treatment of her brain tumour has ended and she is having palliative care, but believes that might not continue to…

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Busted: Gay ‘marriage’ study faked data

LifeSiteNews 21 May 2015 A December 2014 study alleged that homosexual activists, in a twenty-minute conversation, can change the minds of those who oppose redefining marriage.  Six months later, the data to support the study has been revealed as fraudulent,…

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Single motherhood tied to poorer health in later life

Reuters 21 May 2015 Raising a child alone may take a lasting toll, leading to poorer health and more struggles with daily tasks after age 50, according to a new international study. Social safety nets and resources from extended families…

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Why being bullied is bad for your health

Stuff co.nz 22 May 2015 Victims of childhood bullying are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults and have a higher risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses, according to a study by British psychiatrists. Researchers…

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Are you prepared? Punished for believing in traditional marriage

In the latest disturbing case from overseas, a family-run bakery which delivers across the UK and Ireland turned down the request to make a cake with an image of Sesame Street puppets Bert and Ernie below the motto “Support Gay…

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‘This is a want operation’: Free sex change surgery idea rejected

OneNews 20 May 2015 http://tvnz.co.nz/seven-sharp/should-government-pay-sex-changes-video-6315883 A question posed to ONE News readers about whether sex change surgery should be made free in New Zealand has been met with a resounding no. “Never. ..time to operate on those who need it…This…

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Euthanasia is not merciful

Sydney Morning Herald 20 May 2015 As a clinical psychologist, one of my roles when working with terminally ill individuals is to assist them to contain and tolerate their complex feelings of distress, fear, abandonment, helplessness and pain –physical and/or…

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Let terminally ill patients die at home – report

The Independent 22 May 2015 Terminally ill patients must be granted the right to spend their last days at home, leading charities and a former health minister have said, in light of a harrowing report that lays bare the damage…

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