Month: November 2017

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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Principal bemoans threats to schools

Otago Daily Times 17 November 2017 Family First Comment: Superb (and enlightening) comments by a school Principal “The expectations imposed upon us now as a school, to attend to and reverse the ills of our society, are completely unrealistic and…

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Defeat Of Assisted Suicide Law in NSW Welcomed

Media Release 17 November 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming news that the New South Wales upper house has voted down a bill on assisted suicide. “Safe euthanasia is a myth. The Australian political leaders have realised this and voted…

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