Month: February 2020

Radical Abortion Bill Ignores Human Rights Of Children

The Select Committee report considering the bill resulting from Jacinda Ardern’s policy to liberalise abortion laws has come back with their report, and not surprisingly – because of the make-up of the committee and the muzzling of many people who…

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Right To Silence Rules Hiding Abusers, Call For Review

Family First NZ is repeating its call for a review of ‘right to silence’ laws which is effectively hindering investigations into child abuse. The call comes following the case of the Flaxmere four-year-old child who was seriously injured in a…

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World’s Longest Married Couple In New Zealand

NZ’s longest married couple is believed to be also the world’s longest married couple. New Zealand couple JERAM & GANGA RAVJI will celebrate 85 years of marriage this April, and both will turn 104 years old in May and June…

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Bruce Logan: God save our national anthem

NZ Herald 10 February 2020 Family First Comment: Superb words from our board member Bruce Logan “An inspirational national anthem is like good wine, it must have provenance, time to be savoured and loved, connecting the past to the present with…

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Dutch euthanasia centre sees 22% rise in requests in 2019

TVNZ One News 8 February 2020 Family First Comment: “The number of people with dementia who received euthanasia rose from 70 in 2018 to 96 last year, the Euthanasia Expertise Center said. Two of those cases involved patients with dementia so…

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Palliative care doctor on assisted suicide

SPUC Pro-Life UK – Dr Dominic Whitehouse, a consultant working in palliative medicine in a hospice, details his concerns about the potential legalisation of physician assisted suicide.

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United Airlines train crew to stop passengers watching porn on planes

NZ Herald 7 February 2020 Family First Comment: Disturbing! But the natural consequence of a porn-soaked culture without restraint… “In recent years, incidents have soared of passengers viewing hardcore pornography on their personal devices (even in front of children) in tight,…

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White House Releases 2020 National Drug Control Strategy

Office of National Drug Control Policy (USA) 3 February 2020 Family First Comment: 3 superb goals: * preventing initiates to drug use, * providing treatment services leading to long-term recovery for those suffering from addiction, * aggressively reducing availability of illicit…

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