Month: January 2019

$488 million in drugs seized through Ports of Auckland vs $4000 Port of Tauranga

NZ Herald 8 January 2019 Family First Comment: “Acting Minister of Customs Iain Lees-Galloway said the government was strongly committed to stopping the flow of illicit drugs across our borders and reducing the harm caused by illegal substances in our communities.”…

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Marijuana legalization debate prompts a new high in hypocrisy

Fox News 6 January 2019 Family First Comment: So true… “Many of the same folks who have been pushing for healthier school lunches, soft drink bans, lower salt content in food and calorie disclosures at restaurants suddenly don’t care about legalising…

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Marijuana Is More Dangerous Than You Think

The Wall Street Journal 4 January 2019 Family First Comment: “The number of Americans who use cannabis heavily is soaring. In 2006, about 3 million Americans reported using the drug at least 300 times a year, the standard for daily use.…

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Anna Sinclair: Unborn Kiwis need more protection

Guest editorial: Unborn Kiwis need more protection NZ Herald 3 January 2019 Family First Comment: Excellent commentary from a Christchurch mum… “It’s time to update our abortion law. It’s the 21st Century; the law is 40 years old, and it needs…

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ISRAEL BECOMES 10TH COUNTRY TO CRIMINALIZE HIRING PROSTITUTES

The Jerusalem Post 31 December 2018 Family First Comment:  Great decision, Israel ?? “The war on prostitution resembles the war against slavery and the emancipation of slaves – no less. At the beginning it was considered radical to call to make…

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Soft and Flawed Approach On Drugs At Music Festivals

Attempts to allow drug use and drug testing at music festivals is flawed and dangerous, and is being used by drug-friendly groups and a government apparently soft-on-drugs as a wedge for the normalisation of drug use. Having drug-free music festivals…

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