Month: June 2018

Act Party leader David Seymour says he may change euthanasia law which punishes reluctant doctors

NZ Herald 19 June 2018 Family First Comment: How generous. But the REAL question is – why do so many medical professionals want NOTHING to do with euthanasia / assisted suicide? www.rejectassistedsuicide.nz Act Party leader David Seymour says he may…

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To reduce the prison population, try fixing the family

MercatorNet 18 June 2018 New Zealand, a small country with a population close to 4.7 million (2016) has a prison population of over 10,000 – a number that has grown steeply in the past 40 years and is an historic…

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Big Read: Abortion law reform – what’s at stake?

NZ Herald 17 June 2018 Family First Comment: “Those who argue for the decriminalisation of abortion do so by prioritising the right of the pregnant woman to self-determination regarding decisions affecting her own body. The right of the unborn child…

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Shocking – School doesn’t inform mother that teen is suicidal

Teenager told school counsellor she was suicidal before attempt, mother says Stuff co.nz 17 June 2018 Family First Comment: Where’s the parental notification? “Last week, the girl attempted suicide at home after taking the day off from school, her mother…

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Pope says aborting babies with birth defects just like Nazis

NewsHub 17 June 2018 Family First Comment: “In the last century the whole world was scandalised by what the Nazis did to pursue the pureness of the race. Today, we are doing the same thing, with white gloves.” Exactly. www.chooselife.nz…

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Disturbing: Minister of Justice minimises sexual assault

National’s Mark Mitchell accuses Justice Minister of trivialising 3-strikes ‘bottom-pinching’ case NZ Herald 14 June 2018 Family First Comment: “Little referred to the conviction of the first “three-strikes” offender Raven Casey Campbell for indecent assault in 2016 for “pinching the…

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Here’s How Many Young People Are Seeing Unwanted Sexual Content Online

Time 12 June 2018 Family First Comment: “One in five youths are seeing unwanted sexual material online—and one in nine are getting unwanted requests for sexual material from their peers or adults.” In the research we commissioned last year, it…

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Prison Rates Reflect Weakening Of Family Structure – Report

Media Release 15 June 2018 A new report on imprisonment rates and contributing factors argues that the ‘elephant in the room’ is family structure, and that if the government does not want to keep building more prisons, it needs to…

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Canadian judge rules child born to polyamorous trio has three parents

LifeSite News 13 June 2018 Family First Comment: As predicted, with Canada leading the way. This will set a precedent for NZ… “REAL Women’s vice president warned the decision legitimizes polyamorous relationships and paves the way for legislation to accommodate…

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