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‘Conversion Therapy’ Bill Will Restrict Personal Autonomy – Legal Opinion — Family First NZ

Media Release 29 August 2021 Family First NZ has released a legal opinion on the proposed law to ban ‘conversion therapy’ bill which says that the bill will have a ‘chilling effect’ on freedom of … ‘Conversion Therapy’ Bill Will Restrict Personal Autonomy – Legal Opinion Read More » The post ‘Conversion Therapy’ Bill Will…

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PM admits parents may face charges under conversion therapy’ bill — Family First NZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern doesn’t rule out parents facing charges under conversion therapy ban NewsHub 9 August 2021 Family First Comment: “National stood alone last week as the only party not to support the law, after … PM admits parents may face charges under conversion therapy’ bill Read More » The post PM admits parents may…

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Bill to ban conversion therapy poses problems for therapists — Family First NZ

The Irish Times 9 August 2021 Family First Comment: Asking the right questions: “Gender dysphoria may have many underlying causes not necessarily related to being transgender. If we explore this, will therapists be accused of practising … Bill to ban conversion therapy poses problems for therapists Read More » The post Bill to ban conversion therapy…

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Leah’s message to NZ re banning ‘conversion therapy’ — Family First NZ

Leah is an ex-lesbian, as well as someone who experienced gender dysphoria as a child. Now she is married to a patient and gracious man and together they have a young son and a daughter born just this month. Ten years ago she voluntarily sought counsel from Christian psychologists, ministries, support networks and people who…

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Boris Johnson vows to end ‘conversion therapy’; MPs attack prayer as harmful, like ‘torture’ — Family First NZ

The Christian Post 14 March 2021Family First Comment: This is just how radical they think….“UK Parliament members likened prayer and fasting to such past practices as electroshock therapy and “corrective rape.” Eliot Colburn, a Conservative member of Parliament ..said the practice shows up in several ways, “from pseudo-psychological treatments and aversion therapies to practices that are…

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One Informal Complaint Over 10 Years Re ‘Conversion Therapy’ — Family First NZ

Media Release 15 March 2021 The Human Rights Commission in response to an Official Information Act request from Family First NZ has admitted that there has only been one informal complaint and no formal complaints in the past 10 years in relation to ‘conversion therapy’. A ‘formal complaint’ is where the other party is notified…

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Victorian Labor Makes Prayer a Criminal Offence — The BFD

Freedom for Faithmercatornet.com The Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020 will have a terrible chilling effect on the provision of counselling and support for vulnerable people wrestling with their sexuality In the most aggressive action ever taken by an Australian government to attack freedom of religion, the Labor Government in Victoria proposes to…

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A creepy cult of conversion therapy and child abuse — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

All human societies are prone to moral panics and bizzare fads: sudden outbursts of “the madness of crowds”. From millenarianism and spiritualism to UFO cults, all manner of strange beliefs have at times obsessed millions of otherwise rational people. Some, like goldfish-swallowing and flagpole-sitting, have been more or less harmless (unless, of course, you happened…

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“It’s basically human rights day!” as Greens support waka jumping bill — Your NZ

On Wednesday Green MP Golriz Ghahraman claimed “It’s been a GREAT day in the House…it’s basically human rights day!” – on a day that Greens failed to put one MP up to speak on Winston Peters’ ‘waka jumping’ bill that had raised concerns of a ‘chilling effect’ from New Zealand’s Chief Human Rights Commissioner. It’s […]

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