Month: December 2015

Group encouraging doctors to sign letter against assisted suicide

NZ Herald 9 December 2015 A group opposed to euthanasia is encouraging more doctors to sign a new open letter objecting to assisted suicide. But the MP backing a bid to legalise euthanasia says his bill is solid, and claimed…

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End of life Choices Bill Or Please Don’t Kill Anyone

Commentary – John Fox To begin with I should say two things; first, this is not abstract for me. I live with a mild form of cerebral palsy and various associated problems including spastic hemiplegia. I know from first-hand experience…

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A Rape Survivor Speaks Out About Transgender Bathrooms

The Federalist 23 November 2015 Family First Comment: “Let me be clear: I am not saying that transgender people are predators. Not by a long shot. What I am saying is that there are countless deviant men in this world…

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Public Schools Force Kids Into Transgender Wars

The Federalist 2 December 2015 Recent high-profile demands that schools let boys shower and pee right next to girls are having ripple effects in schools across the country as the transgender wars more militantly encompass young children. …. I was…

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How young is too young for contraception?

Stuff co.nz 4 December 2015 The conversation about birth control is generally not one parents look forward to having with their adolescent children – but it’s nevertheless necessary. So how early should parents start getting their kids on to some…

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Watching lots of TV ‘makes you stupid’ – Researchers

The Independent 3 December 2015 Watching TV for hours impairs your mental ability, according to study. Researchers from the Universities of California and San Francisco studied the link between watching TV and cognitive functioning. The results, published in the JAMA…

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The secret to 71 happy years of marriage

NZ Herald 3 December 2015 Audrey and Doug Attrill have been married nearly 72 years and are in the running to be New Zealand’s longest married couple. The pair met 77 years ago at a local park near Mrs Attrill’s…

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Bill to stop sex offenders changing names set to pass first reading

NZ Herald 2 December 2015 A bill which will prevent convicted child sex offenders from changing their names is set to pass its first hurdle tonight. National, New Zealand First and the Act Party have indicated they will support National…

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