Month: January 2017

Call For Boycott of Advertisers During Sexual Violence Movie

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Media Release 18 January 2017 Family First NZ is calling on TV3 to cancel the broadcast of “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie this Sunday evening, and is going to ask families to boycott businesses who advertise during the movie. “There…


How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies

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New York Times 27 August 2016 Family First Comment: A must-read for all parents.. “Many parents intuitively understand that ubiquitous glowing screens are having a negative effect on kids. We see the aggressive temper tantrums when the devices are taken…


Terminal brain cancer patient chooses life over suicide


Stuff 15 January 2017 Family First Comment: “My fear is if they introduce euthanasia, there are a lot of people that think I should die, that I’ve had my treatment. I was supposed to die and I’m still living.…


Rarotongan competition runs out of creativity

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Snapchat streakers: trading 10 seconds of nudity for 5 days in paradise Stuff 13 January 2017 Family First Comment: The competition promoters should be “a little more creative, and a lot more family-friendly.” A sudden burst of nude streaking…


Marijuana DOES cause schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, experts say

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Daily Mail 12 January 2017 Family First Comment: Damning! “In fact, the current lack of scientific information ‘poses a public health risk,’ said the report, released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Patients, health care professionals and…


Euthanasia Survey Admits Its Own Unreliability

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Media Release 13 January 2017 Family First NZ is labelling a University of Auckland survey on attitudes to euthanasia as a weak incomplete survey with the authors drawing dubious conclusions by their own admission.    “This survey “Demographic and psychological correlates…