Month: May 2020

Father jailed after ramming bottle into baby’s mouth, causing head injuries

Stuff co.nz 17 May 2020 Family First Comment: “Indications are it is highly likely he will have significant brain damage with associated effects on his sight, hearing and physical development,” court documents state. “Smoking cannabis was a regular factor in…

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NEW RESOURCE: 20 Reasons to Vote NO to Euthanasia

As the country prepares to vote in a referendum on whether to legalise euthanasia / assisted suicide, a new resource presents 20 reasons for New Zealanders to vote NO in the upcoming referendum. “20 Reasons to Vote NO in 2020”…

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Cannabis referendum explained: What Kiwis will vote for or against

NewsHub 10 May 2020 Family First Comment: McCroskie (sic) believes CBD medicine could be an “exciting” alternative. “I think there is promise cannabidiol medicine can be an alternative to opioids that aren’t beneficial. That doesn’t mean you need to legalise…

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Drugged driver who killed Levin cyclist Peter Jenkins sentenced

NZ Herald 8 May 2020 Family First Comment: Sadly, these tragedies will increase if we legalise cannabis. Just look overseas… “Kinita’s vehicle was seen swerving within the lane shortly before the crash. Witnesses said she made no attempt to brake before…

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Government Buying A Yes Vote in Cannabis Debate?

If the NZ Drug Foundation is receiving further significant funding from the Government, on top of what they already receive, they should not be the lead organisation promoting a Yes vote in the cannabis referendum. This will be a direct…

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New UC study finds heavy cannabis use affects human genome

University of Canterbury 6 May 2020 Family First Comment: New Zealand 🇳🇿 based research… “there is already strong evidence that chronic, heavy use of cannabis can increase the risk of mental health issues such as depression and schizophrenia. It is also…

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Better to decriminalise cannabis rather than legalise it – bill opponents

Stuff.co.nz – Lynne Bower and Deborah Stevens 6 May 2020 Family First Comment: Boom! Superb commentary – which asks the right questions: “Setting aside the obvious question of why are we legalising and making readily available a product that is associated…

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New Zealand marriage rates lowest since 1960s, new data reveals

NZ Herald 5 May 2020 Family First Comment: “Family First NZ has issued a statement citing a correlation between a decline in marriage rates and an impact on children and families. It warns the drop in marriage rates could have…

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Polygamy Advocates Lay Groundwork for Civil Rights Revolution

The Daily Signal 26 April 2020 Family First Comment: AS PREDICTED – unfortunately…… This has led to “the American Psychological Association’s creation last year of its Consensual Non-Monogamy Task Force, formed to destigmatize such relationships and explore changes in public policy.…

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