Month: January 2018

Execution to euthanasia: Liberal worm turns

NZ Herald 5 January 2018 Family First Comment: Superb commentary from Dr Paul Moon… “One of the arguments in the 20th century that convinced many people of the error of executions was that occasionally, mistakes were made in judging someone…

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‘Robbing Peter to pay Paul’: Christchurch gamblers drop $1.5m a week into poker machines

Stuff co.nz 17 January 2018 Family First Comment: “An unfortunate consequence of deprivation is you’re vulnerable to things like alcohol and drugs and gambling, and the machines are designed to be addictive.” Millions of dollars each year flow from some…

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E-Cigarettes: The Health Risks of Vaping

NBC News 14 November 2017 Family First Comment: Has the Ministry of Health really done their research when they promote e-cigarettes, and do we want them being stocked in supermarkets? “E-cigarette usage has been increasing among teens over the past…

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David E. Richmond: In 40 years of terminal care I’ve never seen unmanageable suffering

NZ Herald 16 January 2018 Family First Comment: Well said Dr Richmond! A must-read. Make a submission against euthanasia – www.protect.org.nz • David E. Richmond is professor emeritus of geriatric medicine at the University of Auckland. Dr Havill’s opinion piece…

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Reverend questions euthanasia bill’s impact on te ao Māori

Radio NZ News 15 January 2018 Family First Comment: “Hospice New Zealand Māori advisory group chair Ria Earp said Māori were generally more open about death. “There is more of an ability and willingness to discuss death and dying and…

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Wyoming Lawmakers To Consider Anti-Porn Resolution

KGAB.com January 2018 Family First Comment: Wyoming joins a number of other states in building momentum.. “(The resolution) says pornography contributes to a number of social problems, including the ”hypersexualization of teens, and even prepubescent children in our society.” The…

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My father was a sperm donor. Here’s why I hate my conception

LifeSite News 4 January 2018 Family First Comment: This is the perspective that isn’t being told – or listened to! “I’m the child of a stranger, who altruistically sold me, his biological daughter, to a family he would never meet.…

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Pop-up porn malware on Google Play game apps

NewsHub 13 January 2018 Family First Comment: Another example of why we need an expert panel to investigate the harms of pornography www.porninquiry.nz Security firm Check Point says it has discovered new malicious software on 60 gaming apps available to…

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