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9 students at Commerce City middle school taken to hospital after ingesting marijuana edibles — Family First NZ

 

Fox News Denver 9 March 2020Family First Comment: The consequences of legalisation “ “It’s important that kids know that not everyone is using marijuana. Oftentimes, children think, ‘Everyone’s doing it, so I should too.’” Eleven middle school students at Adams City Middle School in Commerce City consumed THC on Monday, sparking a criminal investigation, officials said. Most of…

via 9 students at Commerce City middle school taken to hospital after ingesting marijuana edibles — Family First NZ

HOW THEY VOTED: Who Voted to Protect the Unborn Child (2nd Reading) — Family First NZ

 

3 March 2020 It was another dark and shameful day today as 81 members of Parliament voted for a radical bill that attempts to remove any legal recognition or protection of the unborn child, and introduces one of the most radical abortion laws in the world. Below is the voting record. We are very very grateful…

via HOW THEY VOTED: Who Voted to Protect the Unborn Child (2nd Reading) — Family First NZ

Government to remove birth certificate gender change fee — Family First NZ

 

Stuff co.nz 2 August 2019Family First Comment: Aiding and abetting confusion.#biologymatters Changing the sex marker on a birth certificate has become easier for transgender and non-binary Kiwis after the removal of fees from Wednesday this week. The decision was made by Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin who said it was important to make “long called-for practical improvements”…

via Government to remove birth certificate gender change fee — Family First NZ

Potent cannabis increases risk of serious mental illness, says study — Family First NZ

 

BBC News 20 March 2019Family First Comment: people who used cannabis on a daily basis were three times more likely to have a diagnosis of first episode psychosis, compared with people who had never used cannabis This increased to five times more likely for daily use of high potency cannabis#SayNopeToDope Smoking potent ‘skunk-like’ cannabis increases…

via Potent cannabis increases risk of serious mental illness, says study — Family First NZ

Debate on cannabis law reform — Your NZ

Debate on cannabis law reform continues to crank up. Bob McCoskrie (Family First) has been prominent in opposing liberalisation. Just arrived – the great new book from ⁦@AlexBerenson⁩ . Looking forward to you visiting New Zealand 🇳🇿. We need some truth in the debate here. pic.twitter.com/qqXkqD5itJ — Family First NZ (@familyfirstnz) January 16, 2019 But […]

via Debate on cannabis law reform — Your NZ

The Libertarian Case for Drug Prohibition — Family First NZ

The Public Discourse 28 January 2018Family First Comment: An excellent article….. “Recreational drug use interferes with clear thinking. The very activity is centered around the consumption of an intoxicating substance that impairs one’s cognition. The whole point is to impair one’s ability to think clearly, which in turn impairs one’s ability to act freely. Thus,…

via The Libertarian Case for Drug Prohibition — Family First NZ

Unequal protection — Family First NZ

World News Group 28 May 2016Family First Comment: “When you were the sickest in your life, how well were you thinking at that time? Not good, right? Now multiply that exponentially. … Put [the drugs] in a glass of beer, done. In that moment of weakness and difficulty and stress, done. … I don’t think I would…

via Unequal protection — Family First NZ

BBFC proposed to enforce age verification of online pornography — Family First NZ

Gov.UK 14 December 2017Family First Comment: Age verification will mean anyone who makes pornography available online on a commercial basis must ensure under 18s in the UK cannot access it. The Government has formally proposed that the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) be designated as the regulator for the age verification of online pornography…

via BBFC proposed to enforce age verification of online pornography — Family First NZ

Watchdog For Oranga Tamariki All But Guaranteed — Family First NZ

Media Release 13 November 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming comments by the new Minister for Children Tracey Martin who has said that there is a need for a fully independent Complaints Authority to act as a watchdog on the new state agency Oranga Tamariki (previously CYF). “The Minister told TV3’s The Nation on Saturday…

via Watchdog For Oranga Tamariki All But Guaranteed — Family First NZ

Families Ignored As Politics Trumps Policy On Smacking Law — Family First NZ

Media Release 30 Oct 2017 Family First NZ is calling on NZ First to deliver on their promise of reviewing and fixing the anti-smacking law following comments by the new Minister for Children Tracey Martin who admitted that the law hasn’t worked. “The ‘chilling effect’ that Tracey Martin refers to still exists for parents who…

via Families Ignored As Politics Trumps Policy On Smacking Law — Family First NZ

VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Sex Education In Schools — Family First NZ

Parents have been horrified at groups coming in to schools and undermining the role and values of parents with sex education resources targeted at children as young as five which fail to take into account the emotional and physical development of each child and the values of the family. The government is currently pursuing and…

via VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Sex Education In Schools — Family First NZ

Hospitals slap do-not-resuscitate orders on patients without consent — Family First NZ

Stuff co.nz 26 February 2017Family First Comment: Very very disturbing“Patients are having do-not-resuscitate orders placed on them without their consent or that of their family.” Life-ending orders continue to be slapped on unsuspecting hospital patients who doctors think should be left to die. Patients are having do-not-resuscitate orders placed on them without their consent or…

via Hospitals slap do-not-resuscitate orders on patients without consent — Family First NZ