Month: January 2016

Antidepressants raise risk of suicide – study

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Stuff 29 January 2016 Antidepressants can raise the risk of suicide, the biggest ever review of its kind has found, as pharmaceutical companies were accused of failing to report side effects and even deaths linked to the drugs. The…


13 year olds – Are you gender fluid, demi-girl or intersex? (UK)

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MailOnline 28 January 2016 Children as young as 13 have been invited to describe their gender as any one of 25 different options in a Government-backed survey. The choices put before teenagers in research for the Children’s Commissioner for England…


Euthanasia debate: Use your head, not your heart

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Stuff 28 January 2016 I am a registered nurse of over 10 years-experience in the health care industry. I have worked with the elderly, the disabled, the mentally, acutely, chronically and terminally ill. Once upon a time, before I…


10 years – and still fighting on!

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On April 1st 2016, we’ll be celebrating our 10th anniversary. And we want to continue to empower your voice and fight for the issues that your family is concerned about. To get a daily email updating all our media releases…


Censor pushes for govt to consider more regulation of online porn


Stuff 22 January 2016 The deputy chief censor wants the Government to put more options on the table for regulating online pornography. In an article for the censor’s website, deputy chief censor Jarred Mullen detailed the harm that increasingly…


Assisted suicide is not a progressive issue

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Pundit 21 January 2016 The statistics from Oregon are clear: the people who have the “choice” of assisted dying are disproportionately white, wealthy and well-educated. Who pays the price for their choice? So who wants assisted suicide? In Oregon, the…


$1 billion in ‘voluntary donations’ to schools since 2000

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Kiwi parents gave $1 billion in ‘voluntary donations’ to schools since turn of the century OneNewsNow 21 January 2016 Figures released to ONE News show New Zealand schools received $70 million in donations during 2014, with the total over the…


NZ Chlamydia rate climbs

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Report reveals NZ children diagnosed with chlamydia NZ Herald 21 January 2016 An annual report reveals more than 28,000 Kiwis contracted the most common sexually transmitted disease, chlamydia, last year. Eighty-three children under the age of one were also reported…


Ironic. Obama helps the pro-life cause in US

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Checking out the Knight Life Family Research Council 19 January 2016 It may be the most radical abortion president in history who’s creating the biggest pro-life swing in America. Apparently, the last seven years of President Obama’s extreme policy has…