One Man.
One Woman.
That's Marriage.

Marriages are a matter of significant public concern, as the record of almost every culture shows. If it weren’t for the fact that sexual intercourse between a man and a woman leads to children and brings with it a further obligation to care for those children, the notion of marriage would probably never have existed, and the state would not have been interested in it. The state - which did not invent marriage - has no authority to re-invent it.
  • The effect on churches and marriage celebrants

    IAN BASSETT – Read the legal opinions obtained by Family First NZ from Barrister Ian Bassett which describe the effects of Louisa Wall’s Marriage Amendment Act Bill, if it is enacted.

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  • Marriage Should Not be Redefined.

    BOB McCOSKRIE – FAMILY FIRST NZ: Marriages are a matter of significant public concern, as the record of almost every culture shows. If it weren’t for the fact that sexual intercourse between a man and a woman leads to children and…

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  • Beyond Gay Marriage

    STANLEY KURTZ – THE WEEKLY STANDARD: Among the likeliest effects of gay marriage is to take us down a slippery slope to legalized polygamy and “polyamory” (group marriage). Marriage will be transformed into a variety of relationship contracts, linking two, three, or more individuals…

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  • I’m gay but I’m against same-sex marriages

    RICHARD WAGHORN – Marriage is vital as a framework within which children can be brought up by a man and woman. Not all marriages, of course, involve child-raising. And there are also, for that matter, same-sex couples already raising children. But the reality is that marriages tend towards child-raising and same-sex partnerships do not.

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  • Let us not forget the point of what marriage is for

    MIRANDA DEVINE: One of the consequences of remaking marriage to include gays is that it will be transformed from an institution centred around the wellbeing of children to one centred on the self-fulfillment of adults.

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    Canadian judge rules child born to polyamorous trio has three parents

    LifeSite News 13 June 2018 Family First Comment: As predicted, with Canada leading the way. This will set a precedent for NZ… “REAL Women’s vice president warned the decision legitimizes polyamorous relationships and paves the way for legislation to accommodate the parental recognition demands of polyamorous groupings.” www.ProtectMarriage.nz A Newfoundland judge has declared a polyamorous Continue Reading

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    Supreme Court rules in favour of baker who would not make wedding cake for gay couple

    NZ Herald 5 May 2018 Family First Comment: Great decision…. “Government hostility toward people of faith has no place in our society, yet the state of Colorado was openly antagonistic toward Jack’s religious beliefs about marriage. The court was right to condemn that. Tolerance and respect for good-faith differences of opinion are essential in a Continue Reading

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    Paul Moon: Human Rights move endangers our free speech

    NZ Herald 4 June 2018 Family First Comment: A superb article again from Professor Paul Moon – well worth reading in full, and confirming why the Human Rights Commission is anything but human rights (as we all now know)…. “There are several troubling aspects of this plan. Firstly, the commission is moving from protecting people Continue Reading

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    Church suffering from same-sex motion sickness

    Stuff co.nz 28 May 2018 The door has been left ajar, but Sara and Alex won’t be back. They don’t feel welcome. Sara Rimmer and Alex Saunders are lesbians. Both were raised as Christians, Alex in an Anglican family. The couple wanted to get married last year in St Peter’s Anglican Church in Paekākāriki, north Continue Reading

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