Month: November 2017

Nitschke says Victorian euthanasia bill ‘unworkable’

The Australian 22 November 2017 Family First Comment: Victoria makes a deadly decision – and even then, the supporters aren’t happy, because it doesn’t go far enough! Philip Nitschke has described the Victorian government’s voluntary assisted dying bill as the…

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Fatally flawed – Aussie state legalises euthanasia

Historic euthanasia laws pass in Australian state of Victoria Stuff co.nz 22 November 2017 Family First Comment: “The Australian Medical Association said the passing of the legislation marked a significant shift in medical practice in Victoria.  “The outcome of this parliamentary vote will…

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Extremist Victoria Says Yes, NSW Says No To Euthanasia

Media Release 23 November 2017 Family First NZ says that Victoria has gone against the worldwide trend and introduced a flawed and dangerous assisted suicide law – a week after the New South Wales upper house voted down a similar…

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NZ’s approach to sex work under fire

Newsroom NZ 21 November 2017 Family First Comment: “… supporters of outright abolition, argue that reform has worsened the relationship with the police, many of whom are wilfully ignorant of issues of consent in the sex industry and turn a…

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State Has Right To Name of Father

Media Release 19 November 2017 Family First NZ says that women should have to name the father of their child, and the government is wrong to turn a blind eye to mothers who withhold this information from the state.  “Not…

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Beauty Pageants Are Not Child-Friendly

Media Release 19 November 2017 Family First NZ says that the protection of our children must come before the commercial exploitation of them, and are calling for proposed child beauty modelling competitions and pageants to be scrapped, and parents to…

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Kids as young as 3 entered in NZ Super Kids modelling competition

NZ Herald 19 November 2017 Preschoolers entered in contest involving catwalks and photo shoots. Kiwi kids as young as 3 have been entered into a new modelling competition where the winners travel to China for an international event which has…

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Colorado doctors say 11-month-old died from marijuana overdose

NBC4i 16 November 2017 Family First Comment: Yes marijuana can kill, despite claims it can’t, sadly. Stoned drivers also kill. Two poison control doctors claim to have documented the first known case of death by marijuana overdose, sparking a medical…

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Voluntary assisted dying bill defeated in NSW upper house

Sydney Morning Herald 16 November 2017 Family First Comment: “I have not yet seen it possible to develop adequate legislative safeguards to protect people from the misuse of these laws. I have not yet seen a legislative model in this…

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