Worst Violence is Abortion – Jim Hopkins

NZ Herald 23 Feb 07 ….. But the presence of Sue Bradford’s bill requires it to be challenged. Because it is utterly inconsistent to assert that the decision to do a violent thing before a baby is born is a matter of personal choice, but the decision to do a less violent thing after a […]

Why Religion Matters Even More: The Impact of Religious Practice on Social Stability

December 18, 2006 Patrick F. Fagan – The Heritage Foundation Over the past decade, considerable research has emerged that demonstrates the benefits of religious practice within society.[1] Religious practice promotes the well-being of individuals, families, and the community. Of particular note are the studies that indicate the benefits of religion to the poor. http://www.heritage.org/Research/Religion/bg1992.cfm

Forgiveness is a powerful tool at Christmas

12 December 2006 https://www.familyfirst.org.nz/media_centre/published_articles/articles/forgiveness_is_a_powerful_tool_at_christmas?download=1 Author and Theologian Lewis B Smedes said To forgive is to set a prisoner free, and discover the prisoner was you. Justice depends on the effectiveness of the legal system. But offenders also have to deal with their own conscience, the legacy of their life, and their judgement to come. The […]

Smacking ban is slap in the face to parents

21 November 2006 Smacking ban is slap in the face to parents Published in the Christchurch Press Bob McCoskrie – National Director READ MORE

Bob McCoskrie: Onus on parents to set healthy example

NZ Herald 2006 A survey published in the New Zealand Medical Journal shows that children are not eating enough bread, fruit and vegetables, but plenty of chips, muesli bars and sugar-based drinks. The blame game continues – from McDonald’s to school tuck shops to TV advertising. Should we blame parents? Research from the Boston University […]

Kids Rule – Unless we learn to say ‘no’ we are brewing an enormous pot of trouble for our children

20 October 2006 Dr Peter West is Head of the Research Group on Men and Families at the University of Western Sydney. His last book was What is the Matter with Boys? (Choice Books, Sydney). See Boys’ Learning – a research group on men and families. We need to do the following: – reinforce parents’ […]

Every young girl needs to see this….

Oct 15, 2006 Fake beauty, video about transhuman tricks used on models The Dove Campaign for Real Beauty (bus-ads with pictures of beautiful, but heavy, or old, or off-average models) has posted a video called Evolution. It depicts an attractive — but blemished and drab — model being prepped for a bill-board, from the makeup […]

Bradford links smacking with sexual perversion

05 Oct 2006 Green MP Sue Bradford has made a speech to MAP- Movement for Alternatives to Prison about her take on peoples’ views of the repeal of section 59 of the Crimes Act. In it she claims: * Christans who submit to the select committee have said that opponents of her bill condone ” […]

Bob McCoskrie: Why Marriage matters in a violent society

NZ Herald 4th October 2006 Our government continues to undermine and weaken the defence of the traditional family structure through legislation. By decriminalising prostitution, equating non-marriage relationships with marriage, allowing teenagers to get an abortion without the parents being informed, teaching kids how to put on a condom but not exercise self-control, encouraging both parents […]

Kids Left Behind as Parenthood Is Redefined

Zenit.org 30 Sep 06 Family structures and parenthood roles are being redefined without sufficient consideration for the needs of children. This is the warning of a report just published that describes worldwide trends in family law and reproductive technology. “The Revolution in Parenthood: The Emerging Global Clash Between Adult Rights and Children’s Needs” is published by […]