The truth about ‘medical marijuana’

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NIDA for Teens website is a project of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Created for middle and high school students and their teachers, this website provides accurate and timely information for use in and out of the classroom. (US) Family First Comment:  Politicians and the Drug Foundation should […]

Former transgender takes on Obama’s bathroom directive

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LifeSiteNews 17 May 2016 Family First Comment: “As someone who underwent surgery from male to female and lived as a female for eight years before returning to living as a man, I know firsthand what it’s like to be a transgender person—and how misguided it is to think one can change gender through hormones and […]

Medicinal cannabis gains support from experts

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NZ Herald 20 May 2016 Family First Comment: “The consistent feedback from experts in their field was that cannabis-based products should be treated no differently to other medicines — evidence-based principles should and will continue to be followed.” Medical experts are supporting of the Government’s approach to prescribing cannabis-based products. Feedback from specialists and the […]

Ban on abortion after 19 weeks (Sth Carolina)

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Fox News 18 May 2016 Family First Comment: 17th state to introduce this law! NZ needs to be the 18th The South Carolina Legislature passed a bill Tuesday prohibiting abortion after 19 weeks, becoming the 17th state to pass the restrictive ban. The legislation will now head to Gov. Nikki Haley’s desk. The Republican said […]

“Transgender toilets don’t harm” – five reasons that’s false


Daily Wire 22 April 2016 Family First Comment: These are just some examples that have made media attention. There will be plenty more…. Here are 5 times “transgender” men abused women and children by exploiting such facilities: 1. A Seattle man, citing transgender bathrooms laws, was able to gain access to a women’s locker-room at a […]

Transgender at 6? Parents respond…

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A number of mothers posted responses on our Facebook page in relation to the 6-year-old “transgender”.They’re worth reprinting here because they remind us of ‘common sense’ and protecting our children. “My brother at about 6 or 7yrs liked to pretend he was a girl. . My Mum went along with it and called him girlie. He liked […]

Women and Abortion: Getting to the Heart of the Matter

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Public Discourse 16 May 2016 Family First Comment:  This is a great read. “The foundation of the pro-abortion movement is the mantra “My body, my choice.” The problem is, this pro-abortion language of personal rights and physical autonomy is clearly at odds with the natural response of the female body to a healthy developing fetus. […]

Women with multiple partners more likely to experience stress and depression

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Child & Family May 2016 Family First Comment:  “Mothers with children conceived by multiple partners were more likely to be depressed both around the birth of the child and two years later… “Depression around the birth of the child correlated with the degree of involvement of the biological father. Women with children by multiple […]

Wicked Campers sexual term banned by Chief Censor

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NZ Herald 16 May 2016 Family First Comment: Once again, an interesting determination. A great result. But why is it unacceptable on a vehicle, but ok in a children’s book and on free-to-air television during so-called family viewing times? Some people have argued that you can’t avoid seeing it on the vehicle. But you could […]

Predator who claimed to be transgender declared dangerous offender

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Toronto Sun 24 February 2014 Family First Comment: So when gender activists claim that no one has been harmed by opening up female toilets to males, you can respond with the facts! A sexual predator who falsely claimed to be transgender and preyed on women at two Toronto shelters was jailed indefinitely on Wednesday. Justice […]