Conservatives Write Assertive New Script to Fight Abortion (US)


New York Times 24 July 2014 It was not on the public schedule for the Republican National Committee’s spring meeting at the stately Peabody Hotel in downtown Memphis. But inside a conference room, a group of conservative women held a boot camp to strengthen an unlikely set of skills: how to talk about abortion. They […]

Medical board suspends ‘Dr Death’

Philip Nitschke

3News 24 July 2014 Euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke had his medical registration suspended by the Australian Medical Board (AMB) last night. The board believes he “presents a serious risk to public health and safety”, reports ABC News. Dr Nitschke, often dubbed Dr Death, took to Twitter last night saying he would appeal the “politically motivated […]

The Power of Love

The Power of Love

Today mobile technology is so crucial that it becomes among the things many people can’t live without. Mobile technology development strives to bring solution for communication obstacles and replace many, many things in our life. That’s why some people believe technology makes the impossible possible. Meanwhile, the more advanced technology has developed, the more longing […]

Screen addict parents accused of hypocrisy by their children

phone father

The Telegraph 22 July 2014 It has become as much a part of modern parenting as getting the children to tidy their room or eat their greens. But those who order their offspring to switch off televisions, computers or mobile phones because they fear they are becoming addicted might need to take a long hard […]

More breakfast-in-schools offers little benefit – Study

breakfast in schools 22 July 2014 The US Department of Agriculture conducted a large experiment with school breakfast programs in public schools from 1999 to 2003, alternately providing either universal breakfasts or breakfast-in-class programs aimed at both expanding access and eliminating the stigma associated with the school breakfast program. Policymakers have long been concerned with low participation […]

Family break no mistake

family at beach

Stuff 23 July 2014 Work-life balance. It’s an interesting concept, and depending who you speak to, an important one for us all to be able to achieve. Not that we all have it sorted. Far from it. But it’s generally accepted that those of us fortunate enough to have jobs have the right to […]

Protection order petition started ‘because too many people losing their lives’

three strikes

OneNews 22 July 2014 An emotional journey reaches a milestone today when a petition will be presented to Parliament calling for the three strikes legislation to apply to breaches of protection orders. If a change to the law is voted for, offenders who breach a protection order three times in three years will be jailed […]

Kiwi Roots

kiwi roots

An honest look at the culture of sex in New Zealand and how it threatens to break down society.

‘At risk’ children should be identified before birth – study

abortion scan face

OneNews 21 July 2014 Information gathered during pregnancy checks should be used to identify “at risk” or “vulnerable” children before they are born and determine the level of support a family should receive, child development researchers say. The authors of the Growing Up in New Zealand study have identified 12 family and environmental prenatal factors […]

Assisted suicide would lure me to the grave, says UK MP

Euthanasia - Baroness Campbell

MailOnline 20 July 2014 Baroness Campbell, who has battled a degenerative disease for half a century, made a moving intervention against assisted dying yesterday, saying: ‘This offers no comfort to me – it frightens me.’ The Baroness of Surbiton was addressing a marathon 10-hour debate in the House of Lords on whether terminally ill patients […]