Month: November 2017

Born at 23 weeks: A family’s story of survival

NZ Herald 26 November 2017 Family First Comment: #NotABlobOfTissue When baby Holly arrived after only 23 weeks’ gestation, time slowed and every milestone was treasured. At neonatal care units across the country the smallest leaps and bounds are celebrated. One…

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The Most Important Question About Abortion

Is abortion right, or is it wrong? It’s the big question that’s lost in a societal debate that’s mostly focused on legality. But, really, whether it’s right or wrong is the most important question about abortion.

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Corrections winning the war on drugs in prison

‘We’re finding more contraband’ – corrections says it’s winning the war on drugs in prisons TVNZ One News 24 November 2017 Family First Comment: Sshh – don’t tell the Drug Foundation, but actually saying no to drugs and removing them…

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Backlash from Australia against transgender weightlifter

NewsTalk ZB 24 November 2017 Family First Comment: It was always going to end in tears… #DenyingBiology Australia’s weightlifting chief says New Zealand’s selection of transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard will create an uneven playing field at next year’s Commonwealth Games.…

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Florida bill would declare porn a public health crisis

LifeSite News 22 November 2017 Family First Comment: Following in the steps of Utah – and hopefully, New Zealand! www.PornInquiry.nz The state of Florida may declare pornography a public health crisis because of the myriad health and brain problems it…

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Teachers restraining children 130 times a month

Radio NZ News 24 November 2017 Family First Comment: Here’s the proof that common sense has left our schools – and teaching staff are now paranoid about taking common sense action against misbehaving students… Principals’ Federation’s Whetu Cormick – Mr…

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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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