Month: October 2012

Canadian study shows Gardasil a waste of time (and money)

Mercola.com 16 Oct 2012 Published online on September 24, a systematic review of pre- and post-licensure trials of the HPV vaccine by a Canadian team shows that its effectiveness is not only overstated (through the use of selective reporting or…

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More warnings from overseas experience

B&B Owners Ordered to Pay Damages to Gay Couple (UK) Guardian (UK) 18 Oct 2012 The Christian owner of a bed and breakfast has been ordered to pay damages after a court found her refusal to let a gay couple…

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No further charges over Kahui twins deaths

NZ Herald 18 oct 2012 Police have confirmed no further charges will be laid over the deaths of babies Chris and Cru Kahui. Their father Chris Kahui was charged with murder after the twins died from head injuries six years…

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Being straight no longer normal, students taught

Daily Telegraph 17 Oct 2012 – Miranda Devine NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli says the government is committed to stamping out homophobic bullying in schools, but his department won’t approve teaching material aimed at stamping out “heterosexism“. It comes after…

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Think you are ready to have children? Hilarious new parent test

Mail Online 16 Oct 2012 Most broody mothers see having a child as a  wonderful gift from God but one anonymous blogger has set about putting paid to  that ideal. A candid new parent test highlighting the  high and lows…

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Govt rejects value of mums and babies

So the government prioritises funding for early childhood education done by daycares – but not for parents who want to prioritise thier time with their new baby! English firm on vetoing bill NZ Herald 18 Oct 2012 Finance Minister Bill English…

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Hilarious!

In the Letters to the Editor – Dominion Post – Oct 4 2012 Source: Kiwiblog

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Questions over parental leave extension costs

NZ Herald 17 Oct 2012 Major discrepancies in the cost of extending paid parental leave from 14 weeks to six months have emerged at the select committee examining the bill. The MP sponsoring it, Labour MP Sue Moroney, today told…

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A father’s pivotal role in parenting

NZ Herald 17 Oct 2012 Fathers play a decisive role in the development of their children. Sons, however, need fathers most of all so they have someone to model themselves on. For a boy a male figure  in their lives…

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