Month: April 2021

Distressing death warning for ‘unregulated’ euthanasia drugs

Radio NZ News 20 April 2021 Patients requesting euthanasia will be given unapproved, unregulated and “off label” medicines, sparking warnings of prolonged and distressing deaths. People who chose to swallow or ingest the fatal medicines, rather than taking them intravenously,…

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FAMILY MATTERS: Family Dinners – Do They Really Matter?

In our latest episode of Family Matters, we ask the question – should we do more to promote and encourage families to have dinners together on a regular basis? Do they have a positive effect on family life, or is…

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Porn-guided teen TV harms intimacy, say experts

The Australian 16 April 2021 Experts have warned that sexually explicit content influenced by adult pornography has infiltrated popular television dramas aimed at teenagers and can harm young people’s intimate relationships. Wayne Warburton, an associate professor from Macquarie University’s psychology…

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Green MP Ricardo Menéndez March wants sexual exclusiveness ditched when considering partnership visas

NewsHub 16 April 2021 Green MP Ricardo Menéndez March wants immigration officials to stop considering sexual exclusiveness in relationships when processing partnership visas. He’s urging Immigration New Zealand to review how they see relationships and apply more modern criteria, to…

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UK ‘conversion therapy’ ban won’t criminalise pastoral counselling

Christian Post 14 April 2021 U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has assured that pastors will not face criminal charges for counseling individuals seeking help with unwanted same-sex attraction as Parliament seeks to ban so-called “conversion therapy.” In a March 27 letter responding…

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Legal weed’s first year in Chicago: High arrest rates for Black people, a boutique experience for others

Chicago Tribune 15 April 2021 Three times the number of African Americans were arrested for marijuana-related offenses in Chicago than other ethnicities combined in 2020, according to Chicago Police Department arrest totals retrieved under a Freedom of Information Act request.…

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Government agrees people with mental illness should have access to euthanasia (Canada)

The Canadian Press 23 February 2021 The Trudeau government has agreed with the Senate that Canadians suffering solely from grievous and irremediable mental illnesses should be entitled to receive medical assistance in dying — but not for another two years.…

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Radio NZ’s Drug Campaigning – Views, not News.

Radio NZ’s coverage earlier this week of the Open Letter regarding decriminalising all drugs was atrociously bias, with no reference to any dissenting opinion. In Morning Report alone, they had four items covering this issue, all from a bias perspective.…

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Parent and child couple trying to overturn New York’s anti-incest laws, arguing it ‘diminishes their humanity’

NewsHub 14 April 2021 A parent and child have reportedly asked a New York court permission to be married, claiming it would “diminish their humanity” if they couldn’t. The unusual request was filed by the older of the pair earlier…

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