Month: April 2018

Israel Folau controversy proves Christians are fair game

The Northland Age 24 April 2018 Family First Comment: Another superb commentary from Peter Jackson… “It all started when Qantas, which puts a lot of money into Australian rugby, claimed that the belief that unrepentant homosexuals would be consigned to…

Share

Marriage celebrant applicants rejected for refusal to marry same-sex couples

Stuff co.nz 27 April 2018 Forty-seven marriage celebrant applications have been rejected in the past two-and-a-half years because the applicants were unwilling to officiate same-sex weddings. The Department of Internal Affairs confirmed last month – after a request from Family…

Share

Euthanasia Bill risks are too great – expert

NewsHub 27 April 2018 Family First Comment: Dear David Seymour, anyone who claims assisted dying already happens in New Zealand is peddling fake news. Yep! www.protect.org.nz Anyone who claims assisted dying already happens in New Zealand is peddling fake news,…

Share

Palliative care specialists reject End of Life Choice bill

Stuff co.nz 27 April 2018 Family First Comment: Superb. Thank you! www.protect.org.nz #rejectassistedsuicide The medical specialists tasked with guiding us to death are unwilling to administer euthanasia. Senior palliative care specialists gathered on Thursday to warn against the End of…

Share

Majority of doctors opposed euthanasia

Doctors split over assisted dying issue Otago Daily Times 27 April 2018 Family First Comment: 52% against. Only 32% for. But the ODT tries to suggest it’s an even split 😊 www.Protect.org.nz The medical profession is split on the issue…

Share

Marriage Celebrants Rejected For Beliefs Despite Assurances

Media Release 26 April 2018 Family First NZ says that almost 50 marriage celebrant applicants have had their application rejected in just the past 2½ years simply because they do not want to officiate at same-sex weddings due to their personal beliefs or…

Share

Surrogacy: No Laughing Matter

Public Discourse 15 April 2018 Family First Comment: An important commentary on an issue that there is little discussion, analysis or debate on in the NZ media “Surrogacy is no laughing matter at all. It’s a big business that exploits,…

Share

Brendan McNeill: Christians should be able to express a scriptural view

NZ Herald 20 April 2018 Family First Comment: Superb commentary bringing some much needed balance in the media – at last! “The openly homosexual chief executive of Qantas, Alan Joyce, was deeply offended by Folau’s tweet, and threatened to withdraw…

Share

New Zealand’s ‘hidden killer’ on the roads – Marijuana and P

New Zealand’s ‘hidden killer’ on the roads – AA calls for urgent roadside drug testing TVNZ One News 20 April 2018 Family First Comment: More reasons for opposing the Drug Foundation’s ‘soft’ touch on drug use www.saynopetodope.nz The AA is…

Share