Rupert Everett warns of dangers of child gender reassignment operations

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The Guardian 19 June 2016 Family First Comment: Finally someone in Hollywood gets it! “Everett, currently starring in the BBC1 show The Musketeers, told the Sunday Times magazine: “I really wanted to be a girl. Thank God the world of now wasn’t then, because I’d be on hormones and I’d be a woman. After I […]

Charity Begins at the Politically Correct Home? The Family First Case

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Rex Ahdar – University of Otago – Faculty of Law November 2015 Otago Law Review (2015) 14(1) 171-189 Abstract:      Is advancing the traditional or nuclear family a non-charitable purpose? Is it “controversial” and impermissibly political “propaganda” in the 21st century to advocate the two-parent, opposite-sex, married couple as the optimal domestic configuration in which to […]

FIVE WAYS Fathers Matter

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Child Trends 15 June 2016 Family First Comment: If you’re a dad, take a moment to read this – and be encouraged about your value! :) Research shows that fathers’ positive engagement can improve child well-being whether they live full-time with their children or not. Fatherhood is a complex and evolving concept, but there are […]

Legalising euthanasia not a priority for Labour, says Andrew Little

Labour Party Logo 1 19 June 2016 Family First Comment: A record number of submissions does not mean the law has to be changed. It simply shows how controversial the issue is, and how split the public is on the issue. What will be interesting is the breakdown for those against and those for euthanasia. That may be […]

Study reveals bad news for toking teens

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NZ Herald 18 June 2016 Family First Comment: The news is not so good when it comes to mental health. The research showed that teens who started smoking marijuana before 18 and who were diagnosed as being addicted to cannabis by 38 experienced a significant drop in IQ in early adulthood. The IQ drop was […]

Unrealistic safeguards

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Maxim Institute 13 June 2016 Family First Comment: New York State and Canada already show evidence that the terms ‘safeguards’ and ‘euthanasia’ are oxymorons “Safeguards.” It’s an official-sounding and soothing term often used by those in favour of euthanasia, to ease concerns about the effect of physician-assisted suicide on vulnerable communities. The literature and overseas […]

Watch This Swedish Reporter Expose Gender Ideology

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Watch the way this Swedish reporter sets up college students to defend transgenderism, while slowly destroying their argument piece by piece…

Study findings on domestic violent present ‘challenging picture’

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Stuff 16 June 2016 Family First Comment: ‘Challenging picture’? No, it’s simply about facing the facts on domestic violence. “The data did not fit the male-dominance model, which attributes aggression mostly to men, the researchers concluded. “[It] would suggest the need for policy that encourages development and evaluation of programmes to reduce physical abuse […]

Govt ignoring democracy on paid parental leave bill


NZ Herald 17 June 2016 Family First Comment: Not the first time that the National govt has ignored democracy. Remember 2009? Smacking Referendum? 87%? #selectivedemocracy Finance Minister Bill English is accused of “ignoring democracy” after he vetoed eight more weeks of paid parental leave despite broad Parliamentary and public support. Labour MP Sue Moroney’s bill, […]

Marlborough transgender student starts petition to change school’s bathroom rules

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NewsTalk ZB 16 June 2016  Marlborough Girls’ College is undertaking a review after a transgender student began a petition over which bathrooms she could use. Stefani Muollo-Gray says she’s been told to either use the boys or unisex bathrooms after a teacher at the school questioned which toilet she used. She’s started a petition which […]