Month: March 2018

Right To Silence Rules Hiding Abusers, Call For Review

Media Release 16 March 2018 Family First NZ is repeating its call for a review of ‘right to silence’ laws which is effectively hindering investigations into child abuse. Family First has previously made this plea as a result of the…

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This is the real truth behind the caregiver shortage

NZ Herald 16 March 2018 Family First Comment: Excellent article by Mel Taylor… “We have had youth arrive at our home and dictate to us that if we do not allow them to do what they want when they want,…

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Police Right To Investigate Promotion & Enabling of Suicide

Media Release 15 March 2018 Family First NZ says police are absolutely correct to be investigating, shutting down and prosecuting the promotion of suicide in New Zealand, and especially the operations of Philip Nitschke. “The intent of the police was…

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Parental notification – what are Labour really saying?

Sources: https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/274812/law-change-sought-on-under-16-abortions Morning Report: Ardern reacts to Young Labour sex assault claims (note comments at 6’00” mark) Labour doesn’t want parents to know if their teen daughter is wanting an abortion Now they don’t want parents to know if their…

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The UK has delayed its online porn block. Here’s what we know

Wired 12 March 2018 Family First Comment: “The (UK) government will introduce an age-verification requirement for all pornographic websites and people wanting to use them will have to prove they are over 18. Age verification of all pornographic content was…

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U.S. Bioethicist Supports Child Euthanasia

National Review – Wesley J Smith 5 March 2018 Family First Comment: “It’s a very big deal that a respected Dutch medical journal such as Pediatrics hosted a debate on the ethical propriety of child euthanasia without international criticism. It…

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White House releases graphic video showcasing video game violence

TVNZ One News 10 March 2018 Family First Comment: Finally! Political leadership who are willing to confront the elephant in the room – video violence, and its effect in society! Thank you President Trump. A montage video of bloody and…

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Peter Thirkell: David Seymour needs to listen to NZ about euthanasia

NewsHub 9 March 2018 Family First Comment: An excellent commentary – and a rebuke to the recent comments of ACT’s David Seymour… “Mr Seymour calls this a progressive bill, but progressive to what end? Progress is, in one sense, just…

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