Month: April 2018

Polyamory: How does dating multiple partners work?

NewsHub 18 April 2018 Family First Comment: Yep – just as we predicted! But it’s ‘marriage equality’. Consenting adults. Love is love. Apparently… www.ProtectMarriage.nz Many will have heard the phrase “threes a crowd”, but for some New Zealanders in romantic…

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Outrage as world’s first euthanasia machine to be unveiled

NewsHub 18 April 2018 Family First Comment: This is how sick, and how far, supporters of euthanasia will go. It’s not about ‘death with dignity’. It’s about suicide on demand. www.rejectassistedsuicide.nz Warning: This article contains sensitive content that may distress…

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Genuine therapists fight ‘tainted’ massage sector image

NZ Herald 18 April 2018 Family First Comment: Family First quoted in this article, asking for a review of the Prostitution Reform Act which has failed both communities and vulnerable and abused women (and some men) who work in the…

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Ecpat NZ: Kiwis in denial about human trafficking and exploitation

NZ Herald 18 April 2018 Training programmes are being launched in direct response to human trafficking and exploitation concerns in New Zealand. But Kiwi anti-child sex trafficking group Ecpat Child Alert NZ says many here are “in denial” that trafficking…

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Jacqui de Ruiter: Where are the women in abortion law-reform discussion?

NZ Herald 16 April 2018 Family First Comment: Superb commentary: “Terry Bellamak, national president of ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa, outlined its hopes for the commission in a column for the Herald of April 6. She made no mention of women…

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Exposed: Human trafficking happening right here in NZ

NewsTalk ZB 16 April 2018 Family First Comment: No surprises, unfortunately, when prostitution is decriminalised and legitimised At least three investigations probing the scale of human trafficking in New Zealand are underway as examples of restaurant workers being underpaid and…

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Chief censor says New Zealand needs to do more to tackle porn problems

Stuff co.nz 13 April 2018 Family First Comment: Media coverage of our submission to the Select Committee earlier this week. The chief censor says New Zealand needs to take a societal approach to tackling the pervasive effects of porn, including…

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ABORTION: I’M WITH BOTH – Tell the Law Commission

Health of the mother. Health of the unborn child. Legal safety of the mother. Legal status of the unborn child. The Labour-led Government is reviewing the abortion laws. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that abortion should not be covered in…

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NZ Medical Association not supporting medicinal cannabis

NewsTalk ZB 11 April 2018 A group that supports doctors says it cannot support a bill to allow the use of medicinal cannabis because it isn’t a medicine. The New Zealand Medical Association has given it’s submission to a select…

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