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Hate Speech Petition Reaches 20,000 Signatures — The BFD

David SeymourACT Leader Tens of thousands of Kiwis have exercised their right to free speech, standing up to Jacinda Ardern and her divisive Hate Speech Laws. The Prime Minister needs to back down and dump this confused initiative. A petition launched by the ACT Party to stop Labour’s Hate Speech Laws yesterday reached 20,000 signatures. These…

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Greens’ Co-leader Coddles the Mob — The BFD

Nicole McKeeACT’s Justice spokesperson The Greens’ co-leader’s coddling of violent gang members is a kick in the guts for victims of the Mob. Marama Davidson and Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt yesterday spoke at an ‘event for justice’ at the Mongrel Mob’s headquarters. Sharing the stage with Sonny Fatu – a man who was convicted of…

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Alert Level 3 Ban on 200,000 Hunters Illogical — The BFD

 

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Press Release: ACT Party “The Government’s decision to ban an estimated 200,000 Kiwis from hunting at Alert Level 3 is illogical and I have written to Jacinda Ardern and Winston Peters to ask them to reconsider this issue”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The move appears to be based on the view that hunting represents a heightened…

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The abortion lobbyists, and the Facebook scrap — Family First NZ

 

ACT’s David Seymour, the abortion lobbyists, and the Facebook scrapStuff co.nz 14 March 2020Family First Comment: Finally the media picks up that we’re sidestepping the bias mainstream media, and speaking to (and influencing) the masses via social media! The abortion debate has always created a lot of noise, and the introduction of the bill last…

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National Finally Wakes Up on Gun Reform — The BFD

 

“It has taken National five months to wake up to the fact that the government is targeting law-abiding firearm owners who have done nothing wrong”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. National has suggested it might vote against the government’s second Arms Amendment Bill. “Voting against the second tranche of gun reforms won’t excuse National’s decision…

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ACT wants you to support freedom of speech — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

This week, the full spectrum of the establishment has attacked David for standing up for freedom of speech. As the President of the Party, I’m calling on you to rally behind ACT. I’m asking you to donate to the party, and attend ReACT, effectively the beginning of our 2020 campaign. Everyone’s piled in. The National Party’s…

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Seymour, Ghahraman, identity politics, white supremacy — Your NZ

Since the Christchurch attacks there has been a lot of diversions into allegations and debates over white supremacy and identity politics, two quite vague terms. Twp MPs, Act’s David Seymour and Green Golriz Ghahraman had this exchange on Twitter. There’s been a disturbing increase in identity politics since the Christchurch attacks. Those who rightly point […]

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Face of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

ACT leader David Seymour has said it is now clear that the real task of the taxpayer-funded Tax Working Group is to write the Labour party’s 2020 election tax policy. Last month former Labour party deputy leader Michael Cullen floated eight new taxes or types of tax: A financial transactions tax A wealth tax An equalisation tax…

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ACT party ready to rebuild from the ground up — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Dear [redacted] After four months reflecting on our poor election result, we are writing to you as a fellow ACT members proposing a plan for the next two-and-a-half years. It has taken this time to reflect, seek advice, and make a plan. […] This country’s future is worth too much to leave with other parties.…

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Disturbing – ACT will ‘push’ the abortion issue — Family First NZ

NewsHub 21 September 2017Family First Comment: Euthanasia, marijuana, abortion – ACT want them all.#disturbingwww.ValueYourVote.nz Called out ‘feminist’ politicians for failing to table bills on abortionMr Seymour said politicians who call themselves feminists but have not written up bills to take abortion out of the Crimes Act should be called out. “Jacinda Ardern, Metiria Turei –…

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Euthanasia bill passes Bill of Rights scrutiny — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: A bill that would legalise euthanasia under strict controls, has been given a legal stamp of approval that if passed, it would not infringe on basic human rights to life. It’s been welcomed by the bill’s holder, ACT leader David Seymour, who said it debunked the “myths” put forward by critics that the bill…

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Audrey Young plays catch up now — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

It has taken some time for gallery journalists to wake up to the fact that National’s path to victory with current support partners is fraught with danger. Bill English’s main task this week as National leader was to put a shiny coat of paint on its electoral accommodations with Act and United Future. It wasn’t…

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A mouse roars — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

I’ve called David Seymour a clown before, and when you see press releases like this you can see why: “Between Metiria Turei and Winston Peters, the political Opposition offers New Zealand a cabal of crooks as an alternative Government,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Metiria’s admission is looking worse each day, as it’s revealed she…

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Oh look, someone’s finally figured it out a month after us — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

I’ve been saying this for a long time, but finally a gallery journalist has woken up. Winston Peters is, according to Vernon Small, a clear and present danger to ACT and the Maori party. Metres of online commentary have been taken up talking about the possibility of NZ First squeezing the Greens out of Government…

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National says vote Seymour and Dunne — Kiwiblog

Bill English announced: Prime Minister Bill English today signalled National’s intention to work with support partners – United Future and ACT – in this year’s General Election. … “We are encouraging National supporters to give their electorate vote to ACT candidate, David Seymour, in Epsom, and United Future candidate, Peter Dunne, in Ohariu – and…

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ACT’s euthanasia bill ‘dangerous’ – professor — Family First NZ

Radio NZ News 26 June 2017 A Welsh professor of palliative medicine and cross-bench member of the House of Lords has arrived in New Zealand to challenge David Seymour’s End of Life Choice Bill. The ACT leader’s euthanasia bill was pulled from the members’ ballot earlier this month to go before Parliament. The End of…

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Criticism of ACT prison policy — Your NZ

ACT has succeeded in attracting attention to the prison policy they announced at their conference in the weekend – see ACT: reduced prison sentence for education – with critics claiming flaws. RNZ: Flaws seen in ACT’s new prison literacy policy The ACT Party’s new policy aimed at reducing prisoners’ sentences does not match up with its […]

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Tell them they’re dreamin’, says Dunne

It’s safe to say ACT will retain Epsom because it’s the oldest deal around and the voters have shown they know the rules of the game. Ohariu is much more interesting and less certain. The popular media perception is that O’Connor has been given an easy ride into parliament. That’s based on the calculation that…

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ACT once more puts politics before principles

By the time you have the ACT party calling for heavy-handed government interference in a free market, you have to wonder if they are being true to party principles at all. New Zealand’s politicians need to get the “guts” to introduce major reform aimed at tackling housing affordability, ACT Party leader David Seymour says. Delivering…

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