Month: March 2017

Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn

Media Release 23 March 2017 The petition calling on politicians to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography has reached almost 10,000 signatures, with still another week for petitions to be signed. The petition states: “That an…

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Editorial: Easter trading move adds to the muddle

NZ Herald 23 March 2017 Family First Comment: NZ Herald Editorial copies our media release 😊 https://www.familyfirst.org.nz/2017/03/easter-trading-laws-a-shambolic-mess/ “What cannot be ignored is the historical significance of the day. The number who believe the date holds religious sanctity has decreased, but…

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Ron Jones: Leave doctors out of ‘assisted dying’ discussion

NZ Herald 23 March 2017 Family First Comment: “Since there are currently no medical indications for ending a person’s life, the use of the word “medical” by legislators dishonestly transfers undue responsibility for the act of euthanasia to the medical…

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How Is It Fair When a Male Weightlifter Competes Against Women?

Charisma News 21 March 2017 Family First Comment: “But of course it’s unfair. Hubbard is a male, not a female, and even after months of hormone treatments, he still has unfair advantages over the other women, who sacrificed for years…

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High court pick Gorsuch is harsh critic of assisted suicide

NBC 18 March 2017 Family First Comment: Speaking common sense… “Legalizing the practice, he said, could be a slippery slope. Doctors, insurance companies and the healthiest in society might wind up looking for ways to shorten the lives of the…

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Cancer patient told hospital would rather spend money on others

Stuff co.nz 20 March 2017 A woman with terminal cancer says she was told by medical staff the hospital would rather spend its money on people they could actually help. Alison MacKenzie was shocked to learn she had bowel cancer after multiple…

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Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs

Media Release 21 March 2017 Family First NZ says that the example of a cancer patient being turned away because of her potential healthcare costs is a disturbing development which will only be exacerbated by allowing euthanasia in to our…

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A man in the women’s restroom at Disneyland

The Get Real Mom 13 March 2017 Family First Comment: Interesting blog from a self-confessed ‘liberal L.A. mother’ – but maybe not so liberal now “If this had been 5 years ago, you bet your ass every woman in there…

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People now slip behind rivers in order of importance

Stuff co.nz 20 March 2017 Family First Comment: “When will we see case law that cites the same rights accorded to the Whanganui River or the Te Urewera National Park given to an unborn child? Perhaps it’s time to review…

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