Month: September 2017

Jacinda’s Position on Abortion Law Still Unclear For Voters

Media Release 11 Sep 2017 Family First NZ is still calling on specifics of what Labour leader Jacinda Ardern is proposing for New Zealand’s abortion laws, and is concerned that she misunderstands the law as it stands. At the Newstalk…

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Patrick Mitchell journeyed to become a girl, until he changed his mind

NZ Herald 8 September 2017 Family First Comment: More stories about transgender regret by adolescents. “….two years after taking oestrogen hormones and growing his hair long in an effort to address the condition which put him at odds between his…

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VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Marriage

The redefinition of marriage has been one of the most significant political issues of our time. A politician’s position on this issue exposes his or her worldview and gives a clear indication of how he or she understands the role…

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VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Parental Notification for Teen Abortions

The ‘parental notification’ law for teenage abortions currently means that while a parent has to sign a letter for their daughter to go on a school trip to the zoo or to play in the netball team, they are totally…

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VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Euthanasia / Assisted Suicide

One of the main reasons that politicians have rejected previous attempts to decriminalise assisted suicide / euthanasia is that they realised that ‘safeguards’, while sounding good, would not guarantee the protection required for vulnerable people including the disabled, elderly, depressed…

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Down’s syndrome advocacy call on Jacinda Arden to confirm time limit for disability abortion

Down’s syndrome advocacy call on Jacinda Arden to confirm time limit for disability abortion will not be lifted and for Labour Party chief of staff to apologise for threatening action against group Media Release – Saving Downs 7 September 2017 Family…

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Should Sex Ed Teach Abstinence? Most Americans Say Yes

Barna 5 September 2017 Family First Comment: Abstinence expects the best – and leaves nothing to ‘chance’! When asked whether they personally believe it’s OK for teens to have sex, assuming the sex is consensual and a contraceptive is used,…

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Why I can no longer vote for the Labour Party

LifeTV 5 September 2017 Family First Comment: “In 2016 there were 5,688 less abortions than in 2013 despite a population growth of over 500,000 new people. Labour is not responding to any genuine social need with this abortion policy. This…

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VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Marijuana

Supporters of decriminalisation would have us believe that cannabis is a gentle, harmless substance that gives users little more than a sense of mellow euphoria and hurts no one else. But the cannabis now in circulation is many times more…

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