Month: July 2014

Sorry for being a man

Not only cringeworthy but also factually wrong in his claims. Has he taken the Labour man-ban too far?

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Euthanasia for ‘depressed’ alleged murderer (Aust)

Mobile News 4 July 2014 EUTHANASIA campaigner Philip Nitschke denies he went too far in helping a fit and healthy but depressed man end his life. Perth man Nigel Brayley, 45, died in May after taking euthanasia drug Nembutal, because…

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Euthanasia legitimate up to a point, says Key

NZ Herald 5 July 2014 Prime Minister John Key has signalled possible loosening of euthanasia laws, saying he would sympathise with “speeding up of the process” of death for a terminally ill patient. He told Family First director Bob McCoskrie…

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John Key rules out repealing anti-smacking law

3 News 4 July 2014 John Key says he’s got no appetite to change the anti-smacking law despite the strong stance of a potential coalition partner. The Conservative Party is calling for the ban on smacking to be repealed and…

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Smacking Doco Proves Real Harm of Law to Families

Media Release 6 July 2014 Family First NZ has just released a new documentary on the anti-smacking law “MUM ON A MISSION” featuring the experiences of five more families. This is the sequel to the documentary from 2011 “MY MUMMY’S…

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Family Groups Tackle Crucial Family Issues

Media Release 4 July 2014 More than 200 delegates representing more than 70 family-focused organisations and groups are gathering in Auckland today (Friday) for the eighth annual NZ Forum on the Family, hosted by Family First NZ. Speakers include Dr…

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Is Facebook killing your marriage?

MailOnline 3 July 2014 Researchers from Boston University found a correlation between social media use, marital issues and divorce. In particular, they concluded that Facebook is ‘a significant predictor of divorce rate and spousal troubles.’ The study, which was led…

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Supreme Court sides with Hobby Lobby on HHS mandate in 5-4 decision

LifeSiteNews 20 June 2014 This morning the U.S. Supreme Court decided closely held corporations with religious objections cannot be compelled to furnish potentially abortion-inducing drugs to their employees by a 5-4 decision. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA)…

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1 in 3 women believe main role is in home

The Telegraph 30 June 2014 Almost one in four British women believe their main role in life is to be a good wife and mother, an international study has found. Women in the UK are almost as likely as men…

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Civil unions fall off but ‘still have place’

Stuff co.nz 2 July 2014 Ten years ago a bill passed through Parliament, delighting those campaigning for the rights of same-sex couples across the country. The Civil Union Act 2004 led to the first civil unions being celebrated on April…

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