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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    Now is the government’s chance to promote marriage and tackle our social problems

    The Times – Sir Paul Coleridge 13 July 2017 Family First Comment: This is a great commentary by a senior family court judge in the UK: “In 2012, after 43 years in the family justice system (14 sitting as a judge) watching the inexorable and seemingly unstoppable rise in family breakdown, I began to talk Continue Reading

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    Three-way Colombian gay wedding world’s first

    NewsHub 5 July 2017 Family First Comment: And so the push begins – or is that, continues….. “Victor Hugo Prada, Manuel Bermudez and Alejandro Rodriguez will sign a document that states the three of them constitute a family and are each others’ legal partners. Unfortunately their arrangement cannot be legally considered a marriage, according to Continue Reading

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    Swedish PM tells priests to carry out same-sex marriages ‘or do something else’

    RT.com 24 June 2017 Family First Comment: This is a disturbing development for people of ANY faith or personal conviction… Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has suggested that all Church of Sweden priests be compelled to perform gay marriages, despite the Lutheran church’s position that clergy members should have the right to refuse. Same-sex weddings Continue Reading

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    Involved Dads Save Daughters from Risky Behavior

    Christian Headlines 16 June 2017 Family First Comment: “The authors note it was the quality of dad’s time in the home that made the biggest impact. When his influence and presence was positive, the older daughter—who spent more time with her father—delayed sexual activity and spent less time with sexually risk-prone peers. But more time Continue Reading

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