Month: November 2017

Gender Dysphoria and Surgical Abuse – Dr John Whitehall

Quadrant 15 December 2016 What astonishes me is the lack of evidence to support massive medical intervention aimed at “changing” a child’s sex when such procedures are simply not necessary. The enthusiasm of ethics committees in hospitals, health regions and…

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CONFUSION: Girls School with 7 male students – ignoring biological reality

‘We are another sex’ – school welcomes transgender students Stuff co.nz 12 November 2017 Family First Comment: Biology lessons must be interesting! “Epsom Girls Grammar School also has gender-neutral uniforms and bathrooms, and both teachers and students are expected to…

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How a week of trying to be mindful left me more stressed

Independent 8 November 2017 Family First Comment: The pushback continues – but apparently any opposition or critique will be ignored by Ministry of Education in NZ “There is a widespread belief that mindfulness meditation can only bring about benefits, that…

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World’s ‘most premature baby’ ever survives against all odds

NZ Herald 9 November 2017 Family First Comment: Just over 21 weeks!!! (NZ allows most abortions up to 20 weeks) “against all odds, the (3 year old) little girl who weighed just 15 ounces at birth is thriving, attending pre-school,…

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Common Sense Control Of Unruly Children ‘Suspended’ From Schools

Media Release 9 November 2017 Family First NZ says that teachers are right to be concerned about the potential harms of handling unruly and violent students and the possible effect on their professional status. “Common sense has been expelled from…

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Marijuana blunts boys’ marriage prospects – study

NewsHub 9 November 2017 Family First Comment: No surprises. It’s called dope for a reason. “Chronic marijuana use in adolescence was negatively associated with achieving important developmental milestones in young adulthood.” Teenage boys who smoke a lot of weed might…

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Teacher charged for misconduct for carrying child to principal

Call for ‘common sense’ after teacher censured for carrying child Stuff co.nz 9 November 2017 Family First Comment: An expected outcome which we warned about. Removing a child to time-out is essentially a crime now. Parents – be warned. We’ve…

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Is euthanasia for psychological suffering changing Belgian medicine?

MercatorNet 7 November 2017 Family First Comment: Disturbing to see what’s happening in Belgium. “Death by euthanasia in Belgium is, generally, no longer regarded as an exception requiring special justification. Instead, it is often regarded as a normal death and…

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