Month: May 2019

Alabama passes bill banning abortion

BBC News 15 May 2019 Family First Comment: Supporters say they expect the law to be blocked in court but hope that the appeals process will bring it before the Supreme Court. They want the court, which now has a conservative…

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‘I’m too high. Something’s wrong.’ Teens caught vaping marijuana in scary new trend

USA Today 3 May 2019 Family First Comment: Consequences of legalising cannabis – even with ‘regulation’… “Just as with tobacco, students can vape right under a teacher’s nose and go undetected. There is no telltale odor, and the handheld devices used…

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Labelling anti-vaxxers as bad parents doesn’t help – it just leads to more distrust in science

The Guardian  13 May 2019 Family First Comment: A thought-provoking article about the vaccination and parental consent issue – written by a public health professor at a major Australian university… “All the parents in our research made a conscious and (for…

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Andrew Dickens: Legalising cannabis is unnecessary

NewsTalk ZB 14 May 2019 Family First Comment: Another prominent broadcaster joins the NO camp… “Chlöe Swarbrick said the main reason was being able to regulate and control the supply and in doing, so keep the drug out of the hands…

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Random roadside drug testing must be urgently introduced

Stuff co.nz 14 May 2019 Family First Comment: Well said Mike Yardley…  “The drug liberalisation lobby cannot ignore the inconvenient truth that drug impairment is now a bigger killer than alcohol-impairment on our roads. The latest available fatality data-set compiled by…

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Tommy Wilson: Do we really need to get high at all?

NZ Herald 10 May 2019 Family First Comment: “We seem to be stuck with two opposing choices. If we legalise or at least decriminalise dope we stop the stigma of breaking the law. The other side of the cannabis coin is…

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