Month: October 2018

Why a mother continued her pregnancy knowing her baby would die

NewsHub 24 October 2018 Family First Comment: A beautiful yet sad story. “Ms Gilkison made the brave decision to continue the pregnancy and enjoy her time with her son, even travelling to Tonga at 35 weeks to swim with whales and…

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Calls for Government to take action on violent porn

NewsTalk ZB 24 October 2018 Family First Comment:  “We’re hoping politicians in New Zealand will have the same backbone to front up to the issue as the UK politicians seem to be doing.” – Family First NZ  www.PornInquiry.nz There are hopes…

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Should Prostitution Be Legal?

Legal prostitution makes women in the sex industry more vulnerable to harm and fuels sex trafficking. Sadly, there are many who think that legalizing prostitution would somehow make it safer for the women being sold. This couldn’t be further from…

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Canada doctors wary of cannabis legalization

Medical Press 15 October 2018 Family First Comment:  Diane Kelsall, editor in chief of the Canadian Medical Association Journal, called the October 17 launch “a national, uncontrolled experiment in which the profits of cannabis producers and tax revenues are squarely pitched against the health…

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UK MPs Get It Right On Pornography Harm

Media Release 23 October 2018 Family First NZ is welcoming a report from a select committee in the UK calling on pornography to be treated as a public health issue similar to cigarettes, and is calling on New Zealand politicians…

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New Zealanders ‘don’t need’ legal cannabis – Mark Richardson

NewsHub 23 October 2018 Family First Comment:  Well said, Mark.  “A new (online!) survey from Massey University showed the most favoured regime for legal weed was home production and use only (27 percent) followed by a profit-driven market (21 percent).”  Online…

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Handle With Care: Gillette’s New Assisted Shaving Razor

In the past 100 years, over 4,000 razors have been designed to shave yourself. There have been 0 designed with the intent to shave someone else. Until now. Gillette introduces the first razor designed for assisted shaving. This is assisting…

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‘Transgender’ definition may be erased in the US

The Sydney Morning Herald 22 October 2018 Family First Comment:  Shock Horror!! Trump’s administration wants to base gender on biology and science…  “The department argued in its memo that key government agencies needed to adopt an explicit and uniform definition of…

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The drug courts on trial

Radio NZ News 21 October 2018 Family First Comment:  A very good concept – where the law and the health components serve each other and act together to bring about the best solution. www.SayNopeToDope.nz   The Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Court was…

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Study: Car Crashes Up Where Marijuana Is Legal

US News 18 October 2018 Family First Comment:  “Accidents are up by as much as 6 percent in in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, compared to neighboring states without marijuana legalisation.”  But we shouldn’t be surprised.  #PeopleBeforeProfits  www.VoteNo.nz New research shows…

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