Monthly Archives: July 2012

  • On Radio Rhema re Protectmarriage Hack

    Brothel protest

    Bob McCoskrie talks about the crash of the website protectmarriage.org.nz with NZ’s Rhema with Pat Brittenden  http://www.rhema.co.nz/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=5096:bob-mccoskrie-on-projectmarriage-hack&Itemid=16...

  • Marriage is an institution between a man and a woman, period

    John Tamihere

    JOHN TAMIHERE – Radio Live / Sunday News July 29 2012 This week a number of Private Members Bills were drawn from the ballot to make their way to a Private Members day which happens...

  • Peters calls for gay marriage referendum

    winston-peters

    Stuff.co.nz 31 July 2012 NZ First leader Winston Peters has called for a referendum on gay marriage, but declined to say how he would vote on one. Peters this afternoon said the eight New Zealand...

  • With Susan Wood on Newstalk ZB

    Family First’s Bob McCoskrie talks to Susan Wood about the proposed changes to marriage laws and their affect. http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/auckland/player/ondemand/45007845-family-first-debates-same-sex-marriage-laws...

  • Anti-gay marriage website attacked

    computer crash

    NZ Herald 30 July 2012 A website opposed to a law change that would allow gay marriage has been removed from the internet, less than 12 hours after its launch. The website at www.protectmarriage.org.nzfeatured an...

  • Wrong, dangerous, expensive and unnecessary.

    marriage one man one woman

    Catholic priest Father Merv Duffy argues a change is wrong, dangerous, expensive and unnecessary I oppose the proposed re-definition of marriage in Labour MP Louisa Wall’s bill before Parliament because it is wrong, dangerous, expensive...

  • No: Civil Unions. Yes: Gay Marriage. Huh?

    john key serious 2

    MP buoyed by Key’s gay marriage support NZ Herald 31 July 2012 Labour MP Louisa Wall is hoping the Prime Minister’s near-endorsement of her bill to legalise same-sex marriage could give it the legs to...

  • Anti-gay marriage website crashes after launch

    Cute Asian family.

    NZ Herald 30 July 2012 An anti-gay marriage website has had a few teething problems – it crashed shortly after launch and a US band is appalled one of its songs has been used without permission....

  • Bob McCoskrie on Newstalk ZB with Leighton Smith

     LISTEN HERE...

  • First, Same Sex Marriage. Next, Polygamy?

    polygamy

    Media Release 30 July 2012 Family First NZ is repeating its call for political parties to state where they stand on the issue of redefining marriage to allow polygamy and polyamory. “Wellington-based activist group The...

  • On Radio Live with Marcus Lush re marriage website

    LISTEN HERE...

  • Marriage not the end of the line, gay group stresses

    polygamy 2

    GayNZ 27 July 2012 Wellington-based activist group The Queer Avengers is calling for a struggle “beyond marriage”, saying while it supports marriage equality, it’s not the end of the line for GLBT rights. While the...

  • Website to Protect Marriage Launched

    marriage website screenshot

    Media Release 30 July 2012 A website to protect the current definition of marriage as ‘one man one woman’ has been launched today. The website is www.protectmarriage.org.nzand has been launched in response to the private...

  • Family company targeted for supporting traditional marriage

    chick-fil-a

    3 News 27 July 2012 All of a sudden, biting into a fried chicken sandwich has become a political statement. Chick-fil-A, the fast-food chain known for putting faith ahead of profits by closing on Sundays,...

  • Will same-sex marriage have impact on faith-based organisations?

    Inside of a church

    Labour MP Louisa Wall is trying to argue that churches will not be impacted by her same-sex marriage amendment. She is completely wrong.  Just look across the world at international experience on this issue. Here...

  • “Average gay guy couldn’t give a toss”

    gay marriage

    Christchurch Press 27 July 2012 …However, a stalwart of the gay community said the “average gay guy couldn’t give a toss” about legalising same sex marriages. Bruce Williamson, who has run gay nightclubs in Christchurch...

  • MPs reluctant to commit on gay marriage

    parliament 2

    NZ Newswire 27 July 2012 Prime Minister John Key and Labour leader David Shearer have confirmed they will support the gay marriage bill on its first reading, but most MPs are keeping their views to...

  • What MPs think of gay marriage

    parliament

    3 News 26 July 2012 Extended footage http://www.3news.co.nz/What-MPs-think-of-gay-marriage—extended-footage/tabid/1607/articleID/262771/Default.aspx...

  • Give your backing to current marriage laws

    Family looking photo album

    Stuff.co.nz 27 July 2012 OPINION: Despite the often-heard, throwaway comment that marriage is “just a piece of paper”, the overwhelming evidence would suggest that this is not so. According to the Statistics Department, in the...

  • MPs to vote on gay marriage

    NZ Herald 26 July 2012 A bill on whether to legalise gay marriage is to go before Parliament. The bill, submitted by Labour MP Louisa Wall and aimed at legalising same-sex marriage, has been drawn...