Month: January 2018

TVNZ Flooded With Formal Complaints On Naked Attraction

Media Release 22 January 2018 Family First NZ says that TVNZ has received over 500 formal complaints over a programme which is saturated with full front nudity and adult sexually-charged discussions throughout the programme. Advertisers have also requested that their…

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Terry Sarten: Quality end-of-life care should be nation’s priority

NZ Herald 21 January 2018 Family First Comment: So many great points in this commentary! Make a submission today against euthanasia www.protect.org.nz The current debate around proposed legislation that will allow for assisted dying, euthanasia and the right to die…

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Government takes first steps towards abortion law reform

Stuff co.nz 21 January 2018 Abortion law reform is back on the table with a new Government but not everyone supports the move to take abortion out of the Crimes Act. Jo Moir investigates the arguments for and against liberalising…

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Shock Poll: NZ’ers Want Stricter Limits on Abortion

Media Release 21 January 2018 An independent poll of New Zealanders by Curia Market Research has found significant support for greater time limits on abortion, including from those who generally support abortion. There was surprisingly small support for the current…

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Kids left to trash school property: Hipkins says restraint balance ‘not quite right’

NZ Herald 20 January 2018 Family First Comment: Here’s 2 reasons alone why they can’t recruit teachers and teachers aren’t staying 1. “[Students] might be throwing chairs at big screen TVs and smashing windows, and all teachers are now doing…

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More transgender people seeking medical help – study

NewsHub 19 January 2018 Family First Comment: Depends what type of ‘help’ they’re seeking. If it’s to ‘cut’ at the body and take drugs, it won’t help. If it’s counselling and support to deal with the gender identity disorder, it…

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Trump administration moves to protect medical providers who oppose abortion

TVNZ One News 19 January 2018 Family First Comment: Trump delivers – again! www.chooselife.nz Moving to solidify its standing with social conservatives, the Trump administration is creating an office to protect the religious rights of medical providers, including those who…

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Marijuana school suspensions more than doubled after legalization (Alaska)

Anchorage Daily News 11 January 2018 Family First Comment: 141% increase! “Because it’s legal in the community, I think, the stigma around marijuana use is decreasing,” he said. “The data would seem to say there is increasing use.” By opening…

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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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