Month: September 2017

Bob McCoskrie: Legalising weed raises questions

Published in Manukau Courier 13 Sep 2017 and Papakura Courier 6 Sep 2017 (not currently available online) The Drug Foundation recently claimed that there is widespread support for marijuana and that it’s time to liberalise the laws, based on their…

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NZ’s underbelly of forced sex trade involves Kiwis as young as 12, researcher says

Stuff co.nz 12 September 2017 Family First Comment: The sad reality – and predicted outcome – of decriminalising prostitution. When society decriminalises something, they effectively endorse and normalise it. Remember this when marijuana, assisted suicide and abortion are talked about.…

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VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Gender Identity Ideology In Schools

Our children are being indoctrinated with the message “Gender refers to how you identify, someone can identify as male, female, in between, both, or neither.” The PPTA has told secondary schools that “Gender identity refers to what a person thinks…

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Labour leader Jacinda Ardern tackles ‘smear campaign’ on abortion stance

NZ Herald 11 September 2017 Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says she’s the victim of a deliberate misinformation campaign about her stance on abortion. The question of where she drew the line was raised during her interview on this morning’s Newstalk…

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Narelle Henson: Jacinda, I can’t vote for you

Stuff co.nz 8 September 2017 Family First Comment: The momentum starts to build against Jacinda’s abortion ‘policy’…… “You talked about choice on Monday night, Ardern. But if abortion involves ending the life of another human being, I can’t vote for…

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Rodney Hide: Jacinda Ardern’s abortion view jarring

NZ Herald 10 September 2017 Family First Comment: Even Rodney Hide understands our concerns…. “In the leader’s debate she was resolute on abortion. She declared her Government would remove abortion from the Crimes Act. The following morning she stepped back…

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You Don’t Discourage Suicide by Assisting Suicide

Media Release 11 Sep 2017 Family First NZ is warning that there is a ‘social contagion’ aspect to suicide – assisted or non-assisted – and that we need more discussion about suicide prevention, not euthanasia. The warning is being reiterated…

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Jacinda confused about NZ abortion law

Voice for Life – by Jacqui de Ruiter 8 September 2017 Family First Comment: An excellent commentary from Voice for Life… “Without hesitation, (Jacinda Ardern)said there would be no review, abortion would be “decriminalised”. I suspect that the majority of…

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Pro-life activists claim free speech is under attack

Stuff co.nz 8 September 2017 Family First Comment: It’s highly ironic that a pro-“choice” group wants to deny the choice of students to support another club 😬 #hypocrisy Pro-life activists in New Zealand are having a rough month. Last week,…

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What’s changed in Britain since same-sex marriage?

The Spectator 7 September 2017 Family First Comment: An interesting read and very similar to what NZ is experiencing (as we have documented) https://www.familyfirst.org.nz/2017/09/our-message-to-australia-the-consequences-of-redefining-marriage/ Four years ago, amid much uncertainty, 400 British members of parliament voted to redefine marriage in…

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