Month: August 2019

Govt’s abortion bill lifts time limit on abortions for babies with disabilities from 20-weeks up to birth, breaking Jacinda Ardern’s promise to the disability community

Media Release Saving Downs 5 August 2019 Down syndrome advocacy group Saving Downs have condemned the New Zealand Government’s new abortion bill which, if it becomes law, will introduce abortion for abortion right through to birth for babies with disabilities.…

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Doctors’ rights to object to abortion should be protected (Australia)

Sydney Morning Herald 4 August 2019 Family First Comment: “In short, to refer for abortion is not a passive step. It is to begin the process of procuring an abortion. Freedom of conscience demands that doctors who believe abortion ends the…

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Government to remove birth certificate gender change fee

Stuff co.nz 2 August 2019 Family First Comment: Aiding and abetting confusion. #biologymatters Changing the sex marker on a birth certificate has become easier for transgender and non-binary Kiwis after the removal of fees from Wednesday this week. The decision was made…

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Foreigners illegally employed in brothels in NZ

Immigration sting finds 38 foreigners illegally employed as sex workers across New Zealand TVNZ One News 31 July 2019 Family First Comment: “most of the suburban owner-operated brothels entered by compliance officers had migrants working there….” “Anti-trafficking organisation The Préscha Initiative’s…

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Canada – fruit of a reckless rushed liberal cannabis policy

Financial Post 30 July 2019 Family First Comment: Canada ain’t working that well, despite claims of NZ advocates for pot….. “Black market dope continues to sell for nearly half the price of the legal stuff because bootleggers are obviously able to…

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