Month: June 2017

Euthanasia advocates’ survey still shabby, still wrong

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Media Release Care Alliance 2 June 2017 (Family First is a member of the Care Alliance) Matthew Jansen, Secretary of the Care Alliance, says he is disappointed that the New Zealand Medical Journal has chosen to publish an article by…


Scholar Explains His Hippopotamus Identity In Peer-Reviewed Paper

hippo 27 May 2017 Family First Comment: This would normally be treated as Fiction writing – but not these days! In fact, it’s published in a peer reviewed journal – ‘Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities’. “The student analyzes issues…


Restrictions on medical cannabis product CBD to be removed

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TVNZ One News 2 June 2017 Family First Comment: Good move. Controlled. Careful. Researched. No decriminalisation of recreational marijuana. The main thing will be to monitor and research the outcomes of the use of CBD on different conditions. Associate Minister…


Chch families forced to move by residential street prostitution

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Residents and advocates clash over ways to prevent prostitutes working in suburbia Stuff 2 June 2017 Family First Comment: We predicted this would be an ongoing problem, and Parliament had the opportunity to fix this issue in 2015 but…


Families Suffer Because of Inaction of MPs on Street Prostitution

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Media Release 2 June 2017 Family First NZ says that Christchurch families will continue to suffer the fallout from street prostitution primarily because politicians are living in ‘la-la land’ when it comes to the concerns of families regarding the ongoing…


Euthanasia supporters shouldn’t rely on slammed survey

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Media Release Euthanasia Free NZ 2 June 2017 Family First Comment: This is the last survey that supporters of assisted suicide should rely on! Already completely debunked. “This particular study, the subject of a 2016 TVNZ story, did not even…


State Has Duty & Child Has Right to Name of Father


Media Release 2 June 2017 Family First NZ is rejecting statements by Green MP Jan Logie that women should not have to name the father of their child.  “Not only does the state have a right to pursue the father…