Month: April 2016

Wicked Campers slogans ruled objectionable by Chief Censor

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NZ Herald 28 April 2016 Family First Comment: This is great news. However, think about this. When we complained about a book for young people that had explicit sexual content and foul language (‘Into the River’), the Censor said no.…


Renting Wombs is a Human Wrong, not a Human Right

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Public Discourse 27 April 2016 Family First Comment: “But amid the uncertainty, one thing is clear: Surrogacy contravenes European and international law. The sheer number of laws it violates is staggering: the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union…


Parents have been spanking children for millennia. 50 years of scientific evidence says they were wrong.

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More rubbish research. Gershoff is well known for advocating smacking bans and producing research which she thinks supports her notion. But here’s the funny bit. Read this bit (our emphasis added): “What’s more, the analysis finds evidence that spanking is…


EGGSPLOITATION: Renting our wombs is a family business

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Daily Mail 28 April 2016 Family First Comment: “Heartbreak: But handing the babies, who are not genetically related to them, over to their parents is a wrench – not least because they breastfeed for the first 10 days.” What about…


Marijuana Has Proven to Be a Gateway Drug

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New York Times 26 April 2016 Writer: Robert L. DuPont is the president of the Institute for Behavior and Health and the first director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Family First Comment: Who do you believe? The Greens…


Report says married couples are more likely to have successful family 

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Daily Mail 26 April 2016 Family First Comment: UK politicians have the same ideological blind-spot as NZ politicians. A UK Government report states the obvious, but then the government excludes all references to ‘marriage’ in the follow-up discussion. #headinthesand #elephantintheroom…


HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: God’s Not Dead II – Now Screening in NZ

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IN NZ THEATRES FROM THIS THURSDAY: Here is the list of Cinemas that will be playing GOD’S NOT DEAD 2 on opening weekend! Grace Wesley is neither a troublemaker nor a crusader. But when this conscientious public high school history…


Cannabis use leads to early death

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NZ Herald 26 April 2016 Family First Comment: Significant study. “The study also discovered that the risk of death from an accident or suicide was directly proportionate to the amount of marijuana used by the men as teens.” A new…


Donald Trump won’t take on the PC police

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Last week a key difference between Cruz and Trump emerged over the issue of allowing men to use intimate facilities like restrooms and showers that are reserved for girls and women, simply by claiming a female “gender identity.” Trump displayed…