Month: June 2018

Marriage Celebrants Will Be Sacked Despite Political Assurances

Media Release 22 June 2018 Family First NZ says that marriage celebrants will be sacked if they refuse to marry a same-sex couple, despite the fact that it goes against their personal convictions, despite the fact that they may have…

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Meth raids: 22 arrests, guns, cash, Taser seized

NewsTalk ZB 21 June 2018 Family First Comment: There’s no connection between marijuana and P. Yeah right. “Police also seized 71g of methamphetamine, with an estimated street value of $35,500 and a quantity of cannabis.” Don’t go soft on ANY…

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Teens At Beach Should Enjoy Privacy

Media Release 21 June 2018 Family First is concerned about a Supreme Court ruling which has quashed the conviction of a man secretly photographing teen girls in their swimwear at a public beach in Nelson. “Children should have the freedom…

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Man charged with cultivating cannabis speaks

‘I’m no Mr Big’ – man charged with cultivating cannabis speaks Stuff co.nz 20 June 2018 Family First Comment: This is exactly why we opposed the Green’s “grow your own medicine dope” bill. “It started with a few marijuana plants…

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Canada legalises recreational marijuana

Radio NZ News 20 June 2018 Family First Comment: Note that medical use has been legal since 2001 in Canada. So this highlights what the ultimate aim is for dope campaigners. www.saynopetodope.nz Canada has passed a landmark law that legalises…

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End of Life Choice Bill contains flaws that are impossible to fix

Stuff co.nz 19 June 2018 Family First Comment: Excellent commentary… “If we lived in a perfect world, maybe a bill like this could be considered. In this world, doctors would be infallible and their decisions and predictions would always be…

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Significant Interest in Abortion Law Review

Media Release 20 June 2018 According to information received from the Law Commission by Family First under the Official Information Act, the Law Commission has received almost 3,500 submissions regarding the abortion law review. 58 submissions were from organisations and…

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Teen abortion rates declining amid small rise national trend

Stuff co.nz 19 June 2018 Family First Comment: “The rate will continue to drop as knowledge of the prenatal development of the unborn child increases, and as an increasingly pro-life younger generation become parents themselves,” spokeswoman Marina Young said. “:The…

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One in Three Pregnant Teens Keep Abortion A Secret

Media Release 20 June 2018 SELECT COMMITTEE AND ABORTION SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE MISLED PUBLIC Family First NZ says that official statistics now collected on parental notification for teenage abortions show that a third of girls aged under 16 who have an…

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Low Abortion Rate Will Be Welcomed By All

Media Release 19 June 2018 Family First NZ is welcoming the lowest rates of abortion since 1990 – but is sounding a warning that this positive trend will be reversed if Parliament removes the safeguards in the current abortion law…

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