Family First to fight deregistration moves


OneNews 22 June 2015 Family First NZ is at the Wellington High Court today to appeal against attempts by the Charities Registration Board to deregister it as a charity. The non-profit organisation receives no government funding and is funded by donations and gifts from New Zealand families. Family First has led a number of public […]

Pregnant after being violently raped at just 12-years-old, she rejected abortion: now, she has no regrets

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Lianna Rebolledo was just 12 years old and out walking near her home in Mexico City when she was suddenly abducted by two men and brutally raped. The attackers left the young girl half dead, her face and neck horribly disfigured. What the attackers did not know is that they also left Lianna with the […]

Greater brain risks from ‘real-world’ ecstasy use

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Stuff 31 March 2011 For a glimpse into real-world drug use, Australian researchers went to parties where people were using a drug known as ecstasy – and discovered that users’ brains were at far more risk from the drug than anyone had suspected. The researchers also found that ecstasy pills often contain a variety […]

John Key unconvinced by emergency doctor’s call to legalise MDMA

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Stuff 18 June 2015 Prime Minister John Key is unconvinced by a doctor’s claim that the pure form of ecstasy is safer than alcohol and should be legalised. Emergency medical specialist and clinical toxicologist Paul Quigley told Fairfax Media there was mounting evidence that MDMA was one of the safest intoxicants around, especially when […]

The New Girl in School: Transgender Surgery at 18

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New York Times 16 June 2015 It is a transgender moment. President Obama was hailed just for saying the word “transgender” in his State of the Union speech this year, in a list of people who should not be discriminated against. They are characters in popular television shows. Bruce Jenner’s transition from male sex symbol […]

Race activist Rachel Dolezal: ‘I identify as black’


BBC News 16 June 2015 On Monday, Ms Dolezal resigned from the anti-racism organisation NAACP, after her parents said she was pretending to be black. Speaking to NBC, she said that from the age of five she “was drawing self-portraits with the brown crayon instead of the peach crayon”. She added that she “takes exception” […]

If You Can Be Transgender, Why Can’t You Be Transracial?


Charisma News 16 June 2015 I do not for a moment want to minimize the very real struggles of those who identify as transgender nor do I want to ignore those individuals who have genuine biological or genetic abnormalities. I simply want to state once again—really, I want to shout it from the rooftops—that perception […]

15y/o girl sues school to use boys toilets (US)

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LifeSiteNews 12 June 2015 Gavin Grimm, a 15-year-old girl who now identifies as male, has filed a lawsuit to force her school district to let her use male restrooms. However, an attorney with Alliance Defending Freedom told LifeSiteNews that the Gloucester, Virginia school district is under no legal obligation to provide her such accommodations. According […]

Is Legalising Euthanasia Like Legalising The Death Penalty?

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Even though we can all probably think of criminals who deserve the death penalty, we also know that legalising the death penalty is not a good idea because of the risk that innocent people could be killed by mistake. But doesn’t that exact same risk exist if we legalise euthanasia?

Married men healthier than women

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NZ Herald 13 June 2015 Marriage has long been said to be good for health. Now, however, a study has suggested that while married men are healthier than their single counterparts, women hardly benefit from tying the knot. Research by University College London, the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and […]