Month: July 2017

Vagina surgery ‘sought by girls as young as nine’

BBC News 3 July 2017 Family First Comment: “Girls will sometimes come out with comments like, ‘I just hate it, I just want it removed,’ and for a girl to feel that way about any part of her body –…

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Teens can’t be stopped watching explicit media online – report

NewsHub 4 July 2017 Family First Comment: Which is why we need an Inquiry to determine how to protect our young people and families www.porninquiry.nz  Young Kiwis are watching virtually any media that’s available online, no matter if it’s downloaded…

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Netherlands considers euthanasia for healthy people over 75

Netherlands Considers Euthanasia For Healthy People, Doctors Say Things Are ‘Getting Out Of Hand’ The Federalist 30 June 2017 Family First Comment: “In 2016, there were 6,091 reported instances of euthanasia in the Netherlands. Of those, 141 were for patients…

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Legalised cannabis: How free access could impact vulnerable Kiwis

Stuff co.nz 3 July 2017 Family First Comment: “University of Queensland Centre for Youth Substance Abuse professor Wayne Hall said legalising the drug would likely have the most significant impact on current users. Hall said if cannabis was made more…

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Labour calls for inquiry over CYF case

Radio NZ News 2 July 2017 Family First Comment: How about Labour promotes an independent complaints authority!?  Revelations that Child Youth and Family failed to act despite warnings to save a child from an unsafe environment have prompted the Labour…

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Pharmacies fail to warn that emergency contraceptive pill is ‘increasingly ineffective’ for most women

Stuff co.nz 2 July 2017 Family First Comment: So does this mean that Family Planning having been giving yet more incomplete and harmful advice?! Interesting quote in the article though.. “I love, and adore, and idolise my daughter, and in…

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Qld trio began planning deaths months ago

Prime 7 28 June 2017 Family First Comment: So much for ‘safeguards’. Euthanasia just makes vulnerable people more vulnerable, unfortunately. “They were not terminally ill people but on the other hand, they were not in the best of health either.”…

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GSU Study: The longer person uses marijuana the more risk for conditions linked to heart disease

Georgia State study says marijuana use can lead to metabolic syndrome Ledger-Enquirer 29 June 2017 Family First Comment: “…the duration of marijuana use seems to be a significant factor associated with metabolic syndrome which is a cluster of symptoms that…

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