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AIDS/HIV Crisis link to Gay Porn

Monday, 29 October 2007, 3:14 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

A fierce debate is raging in the homosexual community over the impact of “unsafe sex” DVDs and videos on gay men’s sexual practices (sodomy), and the appropriate censorship of this ‘bareback porn’ material [featuring condomless anal sex] that ... More >>

HIV infections in gay 'bareback' shoots

Monday, 29 October 2007, 11:55 am | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

The Society has highlighted criticisms of the Chief Censor's Office by Steve Crow, the leading distributor of straight porn in New Zealand, regarding its "double standards" in the classification of hardcore gay porn compared to straight porn [1]. More >>

Minister Fails to Replace Lame-Duck Board Censors

Wednesday, 24 October 2007, 2:50 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

The Minister of Internal Affairs, the Hon. Rick Barker, has failed to replace three members of the nine-member Film and Literature Board of Review (“the Board”), whose positions expired on 31 March 2007, almost seven months ago. The Society, which ... More >>

Chief Censor on "his kids" and porn watching

Tuesday, 16 October 2007, 9:49 am | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

The Society for the Promotion of Community Standards Inc. P.O. Box 13-683 Johnsonville Press Release 16 October Chief Censor on "his kids" and porn watching “MR CLEAN: Chief Censor Bill Hastings on freedom, family and the filthiest thing he’s ... More >>

SPCS Joins Call for 'Stand' Against Child Abuse

Tuesday, 7 August 2007, 4:43 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

The Society for the Promotion of Community Standards Inc. is joining with Family First NZ, For the Sake of Our Children Trust and the Sensible Sentencing Trust in calling on all NZ'ers to stand against all forms of child abuse, in a silent vigil ... More >>

Prosecuting Internet Porn Purchases

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 4:59 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

The Society commends Wellington District Court Judge Stephen Harrop for upholding the law by charging a “prominent Wellington town planner” Robert John Schofield, 49, for importing by post via the internet, DVDs that were classified “objectionable” ... More >>

SPCS: Dismissed 'Naughty' Doctor and Subway Worker

Friday, 11 May 2007, 11:09 am | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

Peter Cullen, who writes a thoughtful column for the Dominion Post, yesterday made comparisons between the recent dismissal of a Dunedin Subway worker, Jackie Lang, for "theft" of two glasses of Diet Coke valued at four dollars; and the dismissal ... More >>

Coke, Subway Dismissal and Poor Police Discretion

Thursday, 10 May 2007, 2:14 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

What do two shared cups of Diet Coke, Sue Bradford's flawed Anti-smacking Bill, CYFS (Child, Youth and Family Services), the Dunedin Police and a local Dunedin Subway (fast food) management team have in common? Before answering this conundrum, here's ... More >>

Shonky use of "Discretion" leads to Backdown

Thursday, 10 May 2007, 2:10 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

It has just been announced that a Dunedin Subway worker, Ms Jacke Lang, who had a charge of criminal "theft" laid against her by the Dunedin police, for 'sharing' (=stealing) a glass of Diet Coke with her friend, has had the charge against her ... More >>

Call to Abandon Bradford’s Flawed Bill

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 11:07 am | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

For immediate Release.... The Society for Promotion of Community Standards Inc. P.O. Box 13-683 Johnsonville Press Release 1 May 2007 Call to Abandon Bradford’s Flawed Bill More >>

Caregivers will be Criminalised

Friday, 27 April 2007, 5:10 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

If Green MP Sue Bradford’s ‘anti-smacking bill’ is passed into law, increasing numbers of childcare workers (e.g. creche and kindergarten workers) and those in the place of parents (e.g. grandparents, foster parents and guardians) will be charged ... More >>

Bradford Fails to Answer Questions on Bill

Friday, 27 April 2007, 12:37 am | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

The Society is very concerned that Ms Bradford appears unable or unwilling to answer key questions put to her regarding her unpopular private members bill that is opposed by over 80% of New Zealanders. More >>

MPS Fail to address FPA Disaster

Tuesday, 10 April 2007, 10:44 am | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

The results of the Youth Sexual Health report that was made public yesterday shows that years of tax-payer funded sex education classes organised by the Family Planning Association (FPA) and other like-minded groups have utterly failed to achieve any ... More >>

Bradford’s Bill Supporters Guilty of Distortion

Monday, 2 April 2007, 9:42 am | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

MPs supporting Ms Bradford’s flawed anti-smacking bill have been guilty of grossly exaggerating the facts in order to try and convince the New Zealand public that many people, who should have been (in their view) convicted of child abuse, have “got ... More >>

Removal of S. 59 Defence Will Split up Families

Friday, 23 March 2007, 5:15 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

A tragic case involving the criminalisation of two experienced, mature and loving foster parents for lightly smacking their foster boy for his extensive vandalism, and the splitting up for good of their family, serves as a serious warning to New ... More >>

Dishonesty and U-Turns in Anti-Smacking Campaign

Tuesday, 20 March 2007, 4:32 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

Green Party MP Sue Bradford appears willing to misrepresent the law in a desperate bid to get her private member¡¯s bill outlawing smacking, into law. On the recent TV1 programme Agenda, hosted by Lisa Owen, Sue Bradford stated More >>

Bradford's Bill Criminalises Good Parents

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 4:55 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

The Society agrees with the 87% of New Zealanders who hold strongly to the view that parents should be able to smack their children without fear of breaking the law (Today’s on-line Stuff News Poll). Clearly the overwhelming majority of New Zealanders, as ... More >>

Report: Missing $1.55 million in Censor’s Report

Monday, 20 November 2006, 3:05 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

Chief Censor Bill Hastings tabled his Office’s 2006 Annual Report with parliament on Friday 10 November. The Society is shocked at the gross waste of taxpayers’ money used to fund the Office’s massive operating deficit of $1.2 million – a ... More >>

Minister Fails in Defence Chief Censor’s Report

Thursday, 16 November 2006, 11:16 am | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

The Society has filed serious complaints with the Office of the Auditor-General and the Government Administration Committee over the Financial Statements of the Chief Censor’s Office (OFLC) covering the last two financial years. It has called for ... More >>

Gross Inefficiency in Chief Censor's Office

Monday, 13 November 2006, 1:53 pm | Society For Promotion Of Community Standards Inc.

The Annual Report (2006) of the Chief Censor's Office - the Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC) – was tabled in parliament on Friday 10 November 2006. Analysis by the Society of the Financial Statements of the OFLC for the year ending 30 June ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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