Opponents of gay marriage have the right to air their views too

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Courier┬áMail 16 March 2015 We in the Australian Marriage Forum think the public debate on marriage needs to focus more on the rights of the child than the demands of adults. So we developed an advertising campaign, which is one way free citizens argue their case, and launched the first TV ad on Channels 7 […]

X Factor judges Natalia Kills, Willy Moon sacked

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Stuff co.nz 16 March 2015 Controversial judges Natalia Kills and Willy Moon have been fired from The X Factor NZ following their on-air tirade on last night’s show. Kills came under fire after harshly criticising X Factor contestant Joe Irvine, accusing him of copying the style of her husband and fellow judge Willy Moon. She […]

Stefano Gabbana condemns unenlightened ‘ignorance’ of Elton John

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Fashion/Telegraph 16 March 2015 Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have already issued a statement this morning expressing that it was never their intention to judge gay parenting and marriage after Elton John took to Instagram to publicly denounce remarks made by the pair in Italy’s Panorama magazine. Now Gabbana has spoken in […]

Medicinal cannabis data limited, report finds

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Stuff co.nz 17 March 2015 A government investigation into the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes has found little evidence to support a wider review. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne called on the Ministry of Health to provide a report, amid growing domestic and international pressure to legalise the drug’s use among certain patients. The […]

Youth exposed to high levels of violence in music videos

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Stuff co.nz 17 March 2015 New Zealand youth are exposed to high levels of violent content in music videos, new research confirms. A study published in the New Zealand Medical Journal showed more than a third of music videos recorded from television music channel Juice TV over a two week period in 2010 contained violence […]

Dolce & Gabbana: ‘The Only Family Is The Traditional One’

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New Civil Rights Movement 13 March 2015 Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, fashion design icons, business partners for decades, and a same-sex couple until they split several years ago, not only don’t support same-sex marriage, but they’ve now come out attacking it. In an interview with Panorama magazine and translated by LGBT News Italia, the […]

Three states move to protect children from transgender bathroom and locker room rules

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LifeSiteNews 13 March 2015 Lawmakers in Texas, Kentucky, and Minnesota have introduced bills that would require public schools to protect students from local transgender bathroom laws. The “Kentucky Student Privacy Act,” introduced by State Senator C.B. Embry Jr., R-Morgantown, requires all people to use bathrooms designated for the biological sex of their birth. Additionally, students […]

Majority of French says no to “spanking law”

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Global Post 15 March 2015 A minority of French, or about 30 percent, supported banning the corporal punishment of children via legislation, according to the results of a latest survey. Only 27 percent of men and 33 percent of women showed support for banning spanking or slapping children in France, according to a survey conducted […]

White girls don’t have sex: The middle class lie on HPV that puts teens at risk

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NZ Herald 15 March 2015 Parents of well-off Pakeha girls are less likely to get their daughters immunised against an STI because “white girls don’t have sex”, a Massey University PhD candidate believes. Postgraduate researcher Karen Page, of the university’s College of Health, is trying to establish why New Zealand’s vaccination rates for human papillomavirus […]

Players leave court mid-game to confront bully of cheerleader with Down syndrome

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Fox News 13 March 2015 A group of middle school basketball players walked off the court in the middle of a game when they heard bullying coming from the stands directed at cheerleader, Desiree Andrews, who has Down syndrome. “We walked off the court and went to the bullies and told them to stop because […]

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