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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    Newspoll: Majority Backs Laws to Protect Religions (Aust)

    The Australian 26 November 2018 Family First Comment:  A clear majority of Australians — including nearly 60 per cent of Labor voters — has backed new laws to prevent individuals, schools and companies from being discriminated against ­because of their religious beliefs and practices.  New Zealand needs the same.  #FreeToBelieve A clear majority of Australians — Continue Reading

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    Wedding mag closes after refusal to feature same-sex couples

    Radio NZ News 19 November 2018 Family First Comment: “Luke and Carla Burrell, founders of White Magazine, said advertisers had abandoned them in droves. In a farewell post on its website, the magazine’s founders said they had been targeted by “a flood of judgement,” and that couples they featured had been sent online abuse.” #SoMuchForTolerance www.ProtectMarriage.nz Continue Reading

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    The law must allow BOTH my marriages – ‘polyamorous’ woman (UK)

    Daily Mail 19 November 2018 Family First Comment:  The marriage equality campaign will HAVE to get behind this. Love. Consent. Equality. Why not?  www.ProtectMarriage.nz A woman is calling for a change of law than allows people to be legally married to more than one person at a time Mary Crumpton is a practiser of polyamory –  Continue Reading

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    UK bakery’s refusal to bake pro same-sex marriage cake did not discriminate – court

    NewsHub 11 October 2018 Family First Comment:  Superb decision in the UK  “The court said the situation was more akin to a Christian printing business being required to print leaflets promoting an atheist message.”  #FreeToBelieve  www.ProtectMarriage.nz  Britain’s highest court on Wednesday said a Northern Irish bakery’s refusal to make a cake bearing a pro-gay slogan was Continue Reading

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