Month: July 2018

Call For Public Health Campaign To Promote Family Dinners

Media Release 27 July 2018 Family First NZ has released a new report examining the researched benefits of families having regular family meals together, and is calling for a marketing campaign with online resources to encourage families to have dinner…

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Forum On The Family 2018: Glenn T Stanton

Can a boy truly be ‘trapped’ in a girl’s body? Can modern medicine really ‘reassign’ sex? Is sex something ‘assigned’ in the first place? What’s the loving response to a friend or child experiencing a gender-identity conflict? What should our…

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Both sides of abortion debate meet at Parliament

NZ Herald 25 July 2018 Family First Comment: The report says “Both sides of the abortion debate met on Parliament’s front lawn today in an orderly demonstration of free speech.” Orderly? No – sadly. The pro-abortion group played loud music…

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JJ’s final days – and why he campaigned against euthanasia

During our oral submission against David Seymour’s euthanasia bill, we referenced JJ Hanson. J.J. Hanson, 35, is a former Marine from New York’s Hudson Valley who did a tour in Iraq. In 2014 doctors discovered he had stage 4 glioblastoma…

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Statement to Booties Project Memorial – Parliament Grounds

Media Release 25 July 2018 Here is the message being presented on Parliament Grounds today, on behalf of MARINA YOUNG, founder of BUTTONS PROJECT, and spokesperson for FAMILY FIRST NZ. I feel that often we get blasé about statistics. However,…

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National cannabis bill would not allow any smoking

Stuff co.nz 25 July 2018 Family First Comment: They’ve obviously been reading our submission. This is exactly what we were promoting 👍🎉 www.saynopetodope.org.nz/medicinal National’s medicinal cannabis bill would allow doctors to prescribe anyone medicinal cannabis – but not to smoke.…

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Forum on the Family 2018: Bob McCoskrie interviews Hon Simon Bridges

Bob McCoskrie interviews the Leader of the Opposition Hon Simon Bridges at this year’s Forum on the Family (July 2018) and finds out his views on a number of family-related and conscience issue policies. Will he continue to vote against…

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Bruce Logan: Euthanasia is Freedom’s Counterfeit

Bruce Logan 25 July 2018 Bruce Logan warns us that contrary to the libertarian credentials of ACT’s David Seymour, euthanasia will encourage the old, disadvantaged & disabled to undervalue themselves, and will actually decrease individual freedom. David Seymour, the ACT…

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Disturbing – Pot used for morning sickness

Woman smoked cannabis to alleviate morning sickness, court hears Stuff co.nz 25 July 2018 Family First Comment: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommends that all pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers avoid marijuana. Use during pregnancy has been linked…

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