European Court: Gay Marriage is not a Human Right

european court human rights 25 July 2014 The highest human rights court in Europe shattered hopes that it would judicially impose same-sex marriage when it told a male to female transsexual and his wife that a civil union should be good enough for them. European human rights law does not require countries to “grant access to marriage to […]

10 Good Reasons To Change The Anti-Smacking Law – Reason #6 – Bella

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Bella applied to have custody of her two grandnephews aged 3 & 5. They had been in foster care all their life and had been moved throughout various whanau unsuccessfully. CYF acknowledged that they had both medical and behavioural difficulties but offered support to Nana. Nana regularly rang CYF for assistance but was either unable to […]

Tauranga launches international abortion recovery programme

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Tauranga is the first city in New Zealand to run a recovery programme for women struggling after having an abortion.

“Death coaching”: The slippery slope of decriminalising euthanasia

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The Australian News 25 July 2014 THE term “death coaching” is how Judi Taylor describes the tragic suicide of her 26-year-old son Lucas in a deserted park in Germany.  “It was death-coaching, not life coaching, that killed him,” says the Melbourne mother of three sons. Lucas, a talented linguist, ended his life after taking a […]

It’s about time the exit death industry was investigated


OnLineOpinion 23rd July 2014 Bouquets to Jeff Kennett and the Beyond Blue organisation for their clear and appropriate condemnation of the actions, or rather inactions, of Dr Philip Nitschke in relation to the suicide death of a Perth man in the story that ran on the ABC’s 7:30 report a little over a week ago. […]

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’

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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

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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 […]