Month: October 2016

False checkpoint targeting euthanasia supporters part of investigation, police confirm

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NZ Herald 27 October 2016 A false police checkpoint set up by police to target euthanasia supporters is part of a police investigation into a suspected assisted suicide in June, police have confirmed. Wellington Acting District Commander Paul Basham also…

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Christian nursing home forced to allow assisted suicide

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CathNews 27 October 2016 Family First Comment: Disturbing development. The nursing home, which is run by the Salvation Army, the UK-based Christian charity, lost a legal challenge to new assisted suicide rules. The regulations, introduced about a year ago, compel…

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This is what Family Planning wants 9-year-olds to learn about!

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Family Planning wants to see their Sexuality Road programme in primary schools. But parents should be fully aware of the material being covered so they can choose to withdraw their children from the presentations if they wish to (which is…

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‘Transgender’ man pleads guilty to videotaping women in Target

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LifeSiteNews 21 October 2016 Family First Comment: “When the transgender restroom battle first broke into public consciousness, several LGBT activists and others in the media said laws granting men access to women’s intimate facilities posed no threat, because no transgender…

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Mike Yardley: Legalising euthanasia a step onto a slippery slope

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Stuff co.nz 25 October 2016 Family First Comment: Well said, Mike Yardley. “The NZMA has reaffirmed their support for patient autonomy, the right for patients to refuse treatment, advance directives, do not resuscitate orders and the administration of pain relief,…

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Study: Nearly Half of Millennials Don’t Want Monogamy

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The Stream 11 October 2016 Family First Comment: Disturbing findings. Weakens marriage. Harms children. A new report found nearly half of American millennials don’t want monogamous relationships. YouGov revealed the research on monogamy and cheating, showing couples under 30 are…

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USA Today newspaper says WAIT on marijuana

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USA Today 23 October 2016 Family First Comment: “It is too early to draw any conclusions about the potential effects of marijuana legalization or commercialization on public safety, public health or youth outcomes.” As voters in five states consider ballot…

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Colorado marijuana’s potency getting ‘higher’

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CNN News 21 October 2016 Family First Comment: “In the early 1990s, the average THC content in confiscated cannabis samples was roughly 3.7% for marijuana,” according to the NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse. “In 2013, it was 9.6%.” Another…

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Why is support for marijuana legalization hitting record heights?

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Christian Science Monitor 21 October 2016 Family First Comment: …. spreading support may be because of the “ethics of tolerance,”: the individualistic attitude that “people think you should be able to do whatever you want as long as you don’t…

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