Choose Life! Baby operated on while still in mother’s womb

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NZ Herald 1 August 2015 A baby’s life was saved by a pioneering operation carried out when she was still in her mother’s womb. Michelle Cannon had been advised to have an abortion after receiving the devastating news that her unborn daughter had a rare and usually deadly condition. Fluid was building up in the […]

Study: 100 requests for euthanasia for psychiatric reasons in Belgium

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Alex Schadenberg.blog 24 July 2015 The British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a “study” on July 28, 2015 examining 100 requests for euthanasia for psychiatric reasons in Belgium. Four of the six authors of the study are connected to the euthanasia clinic in Belgium. What did the study find? The “study” examines 100 consecutive requests for euthanasia at a […]

Amnesty International’s legalized prostitution push turning off celeb supporters

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Fox News 30 July 2015 Amnesty International, which has long counted on the support of celebrity heavyweights like Anne Hathaway, U2 and Jon Stewart, now finds itself on opposite ends with liberal Hollywood — over legalizing prostitution. The human rights group next month in Dublin, Ireland, will consider a new policy that calls for the […]

ABC Pushes ‘Polyamory’ With ‘Trailblazing Triad’

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NewsBusters 27 July 2015 ABC’s Nightline hyped a polyamorous, “trailblazing triad” on Thursday evening, highlighting the threesome’s “unusual modern family.” The segment began with a shot of the throuple in bed together with their two children, who share a father but were each born to one of his “wives.” “This triad wants to make it […]

Government should increase paid leave for parents

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Christchurch Press Editorial 28 July 2015 For the second time Labour MP Sue Moroney has had a bill to extend paid parental leave to six months drawn from the ballot of private member’s bills.   The bill was  defeated as recently as last February,  when it was last before the House, on the votes of […]

Cannabis spray considered for public funding

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NZ Herald 27 July 2015 A cannabis spray used to treat epilepsy, pain and multiple sclerosis will be considered for public funding next month. Pharmac, the agency responsible for deciding which medicines get subsidised, plans to discuss the Sativex spray with its primary clinical advisory committee, according to a letter from Pharmac released on Friday. […]

Kids using iPads at risk of chronic pain later in life

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NZ Herald 27 July 2015 Children who spend more than 30 minutes on their iPads in one sitting could be sowing the seeds for chronic neck and back pain later in life, experts have warned. Research suggests that hunching over electronic devices at a young age can entrench bad habits which will cause musculoskeletal issues […]

Euthanasia rates have not increased

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Scoop co.nz 25 July 2015 Media Release Euthanasia – Free New Zealand 24 July 2015 According to an anonymous survey published today, 16 New Zealand GPs have explicitly hastened a patient’s death by prescribing, supplying or administering drugs. That represents 4.5 % of 359 respondents. A similar survey, conducted in 2004, found that 5.6 % […]

World minimum marriage age: Chart shows the lowest age you can legally get married around the world

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The Independent 26 July 2015 On Friday, the Spanish government announced it was to raise the marriage age from 14 to 16 to bring it into line with the rest of Europe. Estonia now has the lowest marriage age in Europe with teenagers able to get hitched at 15 with parental approval. Globally, the average […]

The Big Gay Marriage Lie

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The Federalist 24 July 2015       It has become devastatingly clear that virtually the entirety of the gay-marriage activist effort was built on a lie. That lie, repeated ad nauseam, was this: gay marriage will affect nobody outside of the gays who wish to partake in it. This will become abundantly false as the Supreme Court-instituted […]

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