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Labour MP Bill Rejects Women With Post-Abortion Grief

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 12:50 pm | Family First

A Labour MP’s private members bill which allowed for bereavement leave for a miscarriage has been withdrawn and resubmitted , in seemingly a deliberate attempt to exclude post-abortive women who may also be suffering grief and loss. It will receive its ... More >>

Extended Daycare Ignores Real Needs of Children

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 8:51 am | Family First

Family First says that the trend to extend daycare times, and its role to be virtually de facto parents, is concerning, ignores the real needs of children, and reinforces the need for more support to be given to parents with young children. “Babies are ... More >>

Public & Work WiFi Should Block Porn

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 10:52 am | Family First

Family First New Zealand has proposed a number of bills to the government regarding the access to pornography in both public places, including schools and the work place. “There has been an important national conversation around consent and ‘rape culture’. ... More >>

Overwhelming Rejection Of Abortion Bill - Analysis

Monday, 4 November 2019, 9:51 am | Family First

More than 90% of the submissions on the Abortion Legislation Bill have rejected the proposed decriminalisation of abortion, with just under 8% supporting the Government bill. More >>

Voters Will Reject Euthanasia When Proposed Law Understood

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 11:06 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that the referendum on assisted suicide will be defeated by voters once they understand the law that may be passed by politicians next month, and the impacts it will have on both the vulnerable and society in general. More >>

Troubled Portugal Bad Example For Drug Advocates in NZ

Friday, 18 October 2019, 11:09 am | Family First

Portugal has been painted by pro-cannabis legalisation groups as a model to follow. Yet just last month, the mayor of Porto contradicted his previous pro-harm reduction position and endorsed reintroducing criminal penalties for drug use in public spaces. More >>

Family First In Court Of Appeal To Fight Deregistration

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 10:47 am | Family First

Family First's continued fight against attempts by the government's Charities Registration Board to deregister them is set to continue in the Court of Appeal in Wellington next week (Tues & Wed 22-23 Oct). In a significant development, the Charity Law ... More >>

95% Of Submitters Being Muzzled On Abortion

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 8:31 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that the Select Committee considering radical changes to our abortion laws has admitted that it’s muzzling almost 95% of submitters who want to speak in person to the committee on the issue. “This means that more than 2,700 ... More >>

Abortion Liberalisation Debate Must Not Be Rushed

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 12:39 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming news that there has been a strong response to the Abortion Legislation Bill with more than 23,000 written submissions in the extremely short timeframe of six weeks. More >>

Latest Colorado Report Shows Ongoing Disaster of Marijuana

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 11:23 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that a new Colorado report compiled by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area finds marijuana-positive traffic fatalities, hospitalisations, marijuana use, and illegal market activity have exploded since marijuana legalization. ... More >>

Vaping Epidemic Is Big Dream For Big Marijuana

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 10:39 am | Family First

Family First NZ says that the health concerns and costs around vaping will be far greater if cannabis is legalised. More >>

‘Unplanned’ Movie Lands in NZ – Amidst Abortion Debate

Monday, 16 September 2019, 11:43 am | Family First

The ‘ Unplanned ’ movie is here and Family First has secured one of the first screenings in New Zealand tonight. ‘Unplanned’ brings an eye-opening look inside the abortion industry from a woman who was once its most passionate advocate. All ... More >>

Ex-Abortionist’s Testimony Impacts Abortion Debate

Monday, 9 September 2019, 9:33 am | Family First

An 17-minute interview with a New Zealand ex-abortionist has had over 123,000 views in a fortnight, and an explanation of second trimester surgical abortions has had over 210,000 Facebook views in just one week. Dr Norman MacLean qualified in medicine ... More >>

The Case For NO In The 2020 Referendum on Cannabis

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 9:17 am | Family First

In response to the promotion of cannabis legalisation by Helen Clark, Family First is continuing to promote its 24-page BRIEFING FOR FAMILIES which has been distributed widely throughout NZ. More >>

TVNZ Rebuked For Scary Adult Promo During Kids Movie

Friday, 30 August 2019, 2:28 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming a decision by the Broadcasting Standards Authority to uphold a complaint that a promo for The Shallows shown during Finding Dory breached the children’s interests standard. More >>

Pros and Cons Of “All-Time Low” Fertility Rate - Report

Friday, 30 August 2019, 8:26 am | Family First

New Zealand's total fertility rate has reached an all-time low, with an average of 1.71 children per woman in New Zealand, well below population replacement level. More >>

Lunch In Schools Feeds The Problem, Ignores Real Issue

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 2:58 pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that lunch in schools programmes will simply exacerbate the problem, provide a short term bandage, but ignore the underlying causes and how they must be resolved. More >>

Tackling Harms of Pornography Should Be High Priority

Monday, 26 August 2019, 12:08 pm | Family First

Family First NZ is welcoming the Government’s intention to tackle the harms of pornography, and are also continuing to call for a truly independent Expert Panel to investigate and provide solutions for families. More >>

Raising Drinking Age Just One Tool To Tackle Harm

Monday, 26 August 2019, 8:22 am | Family First

Family First NZ is supporting a call by the Police to raise the drinking age, which echoes previous calls by the NZ Medical Association, but says that other factors around price, availability, penalties and addiction services must be part of the ... More >>

Support for Recreational Dope Going ‘Up in Smoke’

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 10:46 am | Family First

Support for Recreational Dope Going ‘Up in Smoke’ Family First NZ is welcoming yet another poll showing plummeting support for legalising cannabis in New Zealand. The Horizon Research poll shows support for legalising has plummeted from 60% last ... More >>

 

 

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