Month: October 2017

The Health 202: Legalizing assisted suicide has stalled at every level (U.S.)

Washington Post 24 October 2017 Family First Comment:  What the NZ media won’t tell you…..             “…none of the 27 states where such measures were introduced this year passed them into law…. Federal lawmakers, too, are pushing back against the controversial idea.…

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SayNopeToDope.nz Website Will Oppose Legalisation

Media Release 24 October 2017 Family First NZ says that their website www.SayNopeToDope.nz will inform families about the attempts to legalise marijuana, and to help them speak up in the public debate. “The Green party have done us all a…

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Link between Adolescent Pot Smoking and Psychosis Strengthens

Scientific American 20 October 2017 Family First Comment: Why would we want to legalise and normalise such a harmful substance? “…People who had consumed cannabis before age 18 developed schizophrenia approximately 10 years earlier than others. The higher the frequency…

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New Zealand Christian group in smacking ban warning

The Scotsman 22 October 2017 Family First Comment: Well, it’s our duty to warn them! www.protectgoodparents.nz Campaigners in New Zealand who organised to fight a ban on smacking introduced a decade ago claim it has had a “chilling” effect on…

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Sperm donor shortage leaves women waiting two years

NZ Herald 22 October 2017 Family First Comment: Fortunately, men seem to be understanding the long-term ramifications of this process – both for themselves and for the child who will want to know their biological father one day. But this…

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Move to reform cannabis laws meets supporters, opponents

Radio NZ News 21 October 2017 Family First Comment: We said “”It just seems highly ironic that we’re starting to finally realise the harms of tobacco and trying to do everything we can to discourage it, and here are believing…

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E-cigarettes may harm your lungs the same way tobacco does, study says

Daily Mail 21 October 2017 Family First Comment: Yet our Ministry of Health is pushing vaping as the best alternative to tobacco?? http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/98066737/ministry-of-health-throws-support-behind-vaping-as-a-way-to-quit-smoking E-cigarettes lead to as many lung diseases as tobacco products, a new study has found. The report…

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