Month: August 2016

EXCELLENT – Queensland abortion bill rejected

Queensland rejects bill to decriminalise abortion Stuff co.nz 30 August 2016 Family First Comment: Great decision. And NZ will do likewise. But it’s amusing reading the bias of the reporter. #chooselife #prowomen After 1400 submission, scores of expert appearances and…

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Why ‘polyamory’ is becoming popular – Media pushes the agenda

Three isn’t a crowd as polyamory gets popular Stuff co.nz 30 August 2016 Family First Comment: Yep – as predicted. And typical that stuffed.co.nz is helping push the narrative. There’s another sexual revolution coming, a hip new bedroom trend the…

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Mum, dad and the kids? Not so much …

NZ Herald 30 August 2016 The way we look at the “picket fence” family life that underpins New Zealand’s social policies does not match the reality of many young people’s lives, new research shows. Only a quarter of teenagers in…

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Boys in girls cabins at school camp – but parents not told (US)

LifeSiteNews 25 August 2016 Family First Comment: This is quite disturbing – but quite possible in NZ also. As one commentator said regarding the people advocating these crazy policies – “they’re talking about things that are really crazy in a…

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Ministry sounds warning as thousands skip school for family holidays

NZ Herald 29 August 2016 More than 23,000 school students are taken out of class for a family holiday each school term, new figures reveal. Officials warn that while many parents believe holidays can be educational they can cause gaps…

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Special Family Holiday Is Not ‘Truancy’

Media Release 29 August 2016 Family First is rejecting claims that family holidays during the term are ‘unjustifiable’ absences and a form of truancy. “There is a huge difference between a family holidaying together for a short period as a…

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Easter Trading: Next Stop – Christmas and Anzac Day

Media Release 26 August 2016 Family First NZ says that the justification for liberalising Easter trading laws will be used as justification for changing the laws around Christmas Day, Anzac Day morning, and Good Friday trading laws. “It is disturbing…

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Lifelike baby dolls actually RAISE pregnancy rates

Daily Mail 26 August 2016 Family First Comment: Moral of the story: Let teenagers focus on what they should be focusing on at their age – and promote making good decisions and delaying sexual activity. Throwing condoms and pretend-babies at…

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Councils can now allow Easter Sunday trading

NZ Herald 25 August 2016 Family First Comment: Good Friday and Christmas Day will be next. Very sad. It’s now over to councils to decide whether shops can open on Easter Sunday after controversial legislation passed into law amidst heated…

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