National’s Nanny State

Fear over beneficiary child changes NZ Herald 12 Sep 2012 Early childhood experts are in shock after a government decision to make education compulsory from the age of 3 for children of welfare beneficiaries. The decision, announced by Social Development…

Clear warnings.

Teachers ‘face sack’ for refusing to endorse gay marriage (UK) Telegraph (UK) 10 Sep 2012 Schools will be within their statutory rights to dismiss staff that wilfully fail to use stories or textbooks promoting same-sex weddings, it is claimed. Aidan…

The ‘new’ tolerance

Dismissed from Greens for Marriage View Christian Concern 10 Sep 2012 Christina Summers, a member of Brighton and Hove City Council, has been dismissed from the Green Group over expressing her views on same-sex marriage in a free vote. The…

Understatement of the year!

Alcohol Reform an Opportunity Missed Auckland Now 11 sep 2012 A leading Auckland researcher in suicide prevention says the Government missed a trick when the alcohol laws passed through parliament unchanged last month. During a webinar marking the 10th annual…