Month: August 2015

No Winners When People Cheat On Their Marriages

Media Release 20 Aug 2015 Family First NZ says that the Ashley Madison security breach simply reiterates the fact that there are no winners when people cheat on their marriages. “it is difficult to have sympathy with people who are…

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Study finds that violent video games may be linked to aggressive behaviour

The Independent 18 August 2015 Psychologists have confirmed that playing violent video games is linked to aggressive and callous behaviour. A review of almost a decade of studies found that exposure to violent video games was a “risk factor” for…

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Sex, drugs and book censoring

NZ Herald 19 August 2015 A sexually explicit book that has been restricted to people aged 14 and over for two years has been cleared for unrestricted release after an unusual appeal by librarians. Deputy chief censor Nic McCully ruled…

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Hilton hotel bans porn

3News 18 August 2015 A decision to banish hardcore porn from Hilton hotel rooms will have its private dissenters but a Christian lobby group says it’s high time the chain gave smut the flick. Family First has praised Hilton Hotels…

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Censor Betrays Families On Sexually Explicit Teen Book

Media Release 18 Aug 2015 The Office of Film and Literature Classification has gone back on its own decision regarding Into The River by Ted Dawe – a book laced with detailed descriptions of sex acts, coarse language and scenes…

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Hilton Ban On In-Room Porn Welcomed

Media Release 18 Aug 2015 Family First NZ is welcoming a decision by Hilton Hotels & Resorts to change its policies in order to remove all on-demand pornographic videos from all of its properties worldwide. This will include hotels in…

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Bid to ban private fireworks rejected

Otago Daily Times 17 August 2015 A move seeking a blanket ban on the private use of fireworks has been knocked back. A parliamentary committee responded to an online petition with more than 30,000 signatures calling for a ban on…

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Common Sense on Fireworks Welcomed

Media Release 17 August 2015 Family First NZ is welcoming the decision of a government select committee to reject a ban on fireworks, and says that a fireworks bbq party is one of the great family rituals for kiwi families.…

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