Month: September 2019

March for Life 2019

Save the Date: Come and March For Life in Wellington 7 December Organisers of New Zealand’s National March for Life are urging all people of good will throughout the country to save the date for the 2019 gathering in Wellington.…

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Pill testing is not the answer to drug deaths at music festivals

MercatorNet 25 September 2019 Family First Comment: Great commentary “To really liberate adolescents and young adults from the dark realities of the festival narcotics culture, we need to remind them that they are not just victims of circumstance, nor are…

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Abortion Liberalisation Debate Must Not Be Rushed

Welcoming the news that there has been a strong response to the Abortion Legislation Bill with more than 23,000 written submissions in the extremely short timeframe of six weeks. No other issue quite cuts to the heart of our humanity…

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Doctors back inquiry on kids trans care

The Australian 24 September 2019 Family First Comment:“World-renowned child and adolescent psychiatrist Christopher Gillberg says he thinks unproven treatment of trans-identifying children is “possibly one of the greatest scandal­s in medical history”. Professor Gillberg’s neuro­psychiatry group at Sweden’s Gothen­burg University…

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Parents fear more disability terminations: ‘We were under immense pressure to have genetic counselling’

Radio NZ News 19 September 2019 Family First Comment: In 2017 the prime minister promised abortion changes would not include removing the gestational limit of 20 weeks for an abortion on the grounds of disability. The Abortion Legislation Bill would allow…

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Medical cannabis product approved for epilepsy

BBC News 23 September 2019 Family First Comment: Researched as effective and safe. Not smoked. Not grown at home. The way medicine should be. The EU has approved for the first time the use of a medicinal cannabis product aimed at…

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