Month: May 2019

Euthanasia bill ‘goes against the ethics of our profession’ – Medical Association chair says

TVNZ One News 22 May 2019 Family First Comment: “Doctors are still the ones that would be involved in assisting people to die. It goes against what a doctors role is,” Dr Baddock says. She says the reason the Medical Association…

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Family First supports Christian party proposal

Radio NZ News 21 May 2019  The National Director of the Family First lobby group, Bob McCoskrie, says there could be plenty of support for a new Christian values party but it will depend on whether voters believe it could…

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Revealed: Thousands of under-14s prescribed antidepressants in 2018

NewsHub 20 May 2019 Family First Comment: As the family unit weakens, and marriage rates decrease, we will continue to see these adverse stats rise, sadly. Newshub can reveal 3353 children aged under 14 were prescribed antidepressants through community-based providers (pharmacies)…

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Missouri passes bill that outlaws most abortions at eight weeks

Radio NZ News 18 May 2019 Family First Comment: ‘Life’ just keeps on winning ? Missouri’s state legislature has passed a controversial bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. The bill was approved by the Republican-led Senate and…

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Alabama abortion ban honors all life

The Hill 17 May 2019 Family First Comment:  A must-read (especially with all the pro-abortion media at play at the moment)… Survivors of rape and incest deserve fierce advocacy, resources to help them heal, and the support of their whole community…

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OPINION: Why I’m voting “’No” to Euthanasia

Times Online 16 May 2019 Family First Comment: Well said, Simeon “…it is clear to me that no system of euthanasia, no matter how carefully designed, can ensure the protection of the most marginalised and vulnerable in our society. This is…

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