Men banned from becoming Queen (UK)

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The Telegraph 4 March 2014 Men are to be banned from becoming Queen or Princess of Wales as part of an unprecedented effort to rewrite more than 700 years of law to prevent unintended consequences of gay marriage. Even a 14th Century act declaring it high treason to have an affair with the monarch’s husband or wife is […]

Kids’ TV habits sound alarm

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NZ Herald 2 March 2014 Parenting experts are alarmed at a new study that shows two thirds of Kiwi infants are watching up to three hours of television a day. The findings of the Growing up in New Zealand survey of 7,000 New Zealand families are in stark contrast to recommendations from child health experts […]

New law splits ranks of marriage celebrants

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NZ Herald 1 March 2014 Same-sex weddings have split the ranks of marriage celebrants. Some celebrants have stepped down in opposition to same-sex marriage, although they are outnumbered by those signing up to marry gay couples. New figures from Internal Affairs also show there are now hundreds more independent marriage celebrants – and hundreds fewer […]

Help protect our children from the radical sexual agenda

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WE NEED ‘PARENT POWER’ It’s time to get rid of the radical sexual agenda targeted at our children in classrooms! If you’re a parent or grandparent, and are concerned about the increasingly aggressive sexual agenda targeted at our children, we agree with your concerns – and it’s time we took action. At the end of this […]

Explicit sex class divides school

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NZ Herald 28 February 2014 A school trustee has quit and a family withdrawn their child in protest at an explicit sexual education programme at a West Coast primary. Blaketown School trustee Jo-Anne Sim resigned this month over the “unacceptable” and explicit class, delivered to Year 7 and 8 pupils in December. Ms Sim said […]

Committee reaches stalemate on parental leave

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3News 28 February 2014 A select committee report into Labour MP Sue Moroney’s paid parental leave amendment bill has been unable to reach an agreement on whether it should pass. The Government Administration Committee reported back to day on Labour’s social development spokeswoman’s bill which would extend paid parental leave from 14 weeks to 26. […]

Children shouldn’t have to choose to die

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On Line Opinion 26 February 2014 Last week, The Times featured the heart-warming story of Deryn Blackwell, a 14 year-old boy who having been told he would likely die within a short time is now, against the odds, making a remarkable recovery. After the last of four bone marrow transplants in his treatment for […]

Smoking cannabis CAN kill you – German research


Mail Online 26 February 2014 It is possible to die as a direct result of smoking cannabis, new research shows. German scientists have identified two people who died purely as a result of smoking the drug. It was previously known that using marijuana could be fatal if it was used in conjunction with other drugs […]

Act Leader Jamie Whyte stands by incest comments

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NZ Herald 26 February 2014 New Act Leader Jamie Whyte is standing by his comments that incestuous relationships between consenting adults should not be illegal and says it would be “intellectually corrupt” of him not to be honest when asked such questions. In an article published on The Ruminator website, former philosophy lecturer Dr Whyte […]

Charity: Women, children used as sex slaves in NZ

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Stuff 27 February 2014 Women and children as young as five are probably being used as sex slaves in New Zealand, according to a charity founded by a former detective to fight human trafficking. “We have been asked about it,” said Nvader chief executive director Daniel Walker. In four years of undercover police work, […]