Month: March 2018

16 Facts on Gender Confusion

Family Watch International 7 March 2018 Consider the following facts regarding gender confusion: 1. Mental health professionals consider gender confusion that causes serious mental distress to be a mental disorder. It was formerly called “Gender Identity Disorder,” but in the…

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College of GPs does not endorse euthanasia

Scoop News 6 March 2018 Family First Comment: “Fundamentally, New Zealanders need accessible, good quality palliative care. The Government should strengthen these services, so we can all experience a dignified, comfortable death.” Exactly! College of GPs does not endorse euthanasia…

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Euthanasia bill slammed

Disability Rights Commissioner opposes assisted dying bill Stuff co.nz 7 March 2018 Family First Comment: The opposition builds… The Disability Rights Commissioner says the euthanasia bill currently being considered by Parliament undermines years of work. Paula Tesoriero said David Seymour’s…

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Bail Laws Protect Families, Must Be Maintained

Media Release 6 March 2018 Family First NZ says that the current bail laws which were strengthened in 2013 protect families from repeat and high-risk offenders and are designed to prevent repeats of the Christie Marceau tragedy. “Public safety should…

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Qantas staff given list of ‘offensive, gender-inappropriate’ words to avoid

NewsHub 5 March 2018 Family First Comment: The new speech police for airline staff – “Try not to say ‘mum’ ‘dad’ ‘husband’ ‘wife’” #TimeToGiveQantasAMiss Qantas employees have been given a list of ‘gender-inappropriate’ words to avoid so they don’t offend…

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Euthanasia – ‘There’s a sanctity of life argument’ – Simon Bridges

‘There’s a sanctity of life argument’ – Simon Bridges still doesn’t support euthanasia bill, despite pleas from Tauranga constituents TVNZ One News 5 March 2018 Family First Comment: “[H]e holds concerns around the safeguards which would be put in place…

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Most UK cannabis ‘super strength skunk’

BBC News 28 February 2018 Family First Comment: This may be a UK study but the demand for ‘stronger’ cannabis is a natural consequence of addiction to drugs – a bigger ‘hit’ “The risk of psychosis is three times higher…

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