Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • Youth MP’s speech on marriage prompts ‘intolerant’ walk-out

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    Kura Waller, the Youth MP for Maori Party co-leader, Te Ururoa Flavell delivered a speech during the Youth Parliament earlier this month. Some of the youth MP’s were so intolerant and bigoted towards diversity of...

  • The consequences of same-sex marriage

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  • Leftist law professor says gay marriage likely to lead to legalized incest, polygamy

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    The Daily Caller 19 July 2013 In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s two recent rulings validating gay  marriage, a Boston College Law School professor has come out and admitted what  gay marriage adversaries...

  • Are children really better off with gay parents?

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    TheLeadingEdge 22 July 2013    Yesterday morning the Stuff.co.nz website boldly trumpeted the headline: ‘Children with gay parents ‘happier’ – research‘. I was wondering how long it was going to take the NZ media to start...

  • Stuff try to resurrect shonky gay parent ‘research’

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    Stuffed.co.nz are continuing their crusade for crap research on gay parenting by reprinting research from Australia which has been exposed as shonky and useless. We’ve covered this HERE HERE and HERE But just to summarise,...

  • Anglican Church says no to gay wedding at St Matthew’s in the City

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    NZ Herald 18 July 2013 The Bishop of Auckland has rejected claims that instructions from ‘on high’ have caused a late halt to a proposed gay wedding taking place at St Matthew-in-the-City parish. The church’s...

  • Gay marriage to be legal in England as law clears last hurdle

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    OneNews 18 July 2013 Gay marriage is to become legal in England and Wales after the lower house of the British parliament approved the final changes to a law that had Prime Minister David Cameron’s...

  • U.S.Churches Take Steps to Protect Marriage

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    CitizenLink 16 July 2013 Churches nationwide are taking steps to protect pastors and churches. By changing their bylaws, leaders hope to fend off any attempts to use church facilities for same-sex marriages. They also want...

  • Nearly half of babies born outside wedlock

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    Stuff co.nz 17 July 2013 The number of children born outside wedlock is fast approaching the number born to married parents, and debate is raging over what it will mean for society.  Statistics New Zealand...

  • One-parent youths ‘face struggle’

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    Sydney Morning Herald 11 July 2013 Children growing up in single-parent families are among the groups most likely to face ongoing and entrenched disadvantage, a new report warns. Almost 9 per cent of children aged...

  • Having a child by design

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    North Shore Times 11 July 2013 A woman who was penniless and desperate to be a mum found a sperm donor online to give her the child of her dreams. Now she’s raising the child...

  • The Misnomer of ‘Motherless’ Parenting

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    The New York Times 22 June 2013 SOMETIMES when my daughter, who is 7, is nicely cuddled up in her bed and I snuggle her, she calls me Mommy. I am a stay-at-home dad. My...

  • Same-Sex Parenting: Child Abuse?

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    Public Discourse 8 July 2013 After having spent the last year involved in the debate about same-sex parenting, I can say the following with great confidence: both sides of the same-sex marriage debate are afraid...

  • CHEN PALMER: A long (dodgy) walk to the altar

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    Chen Palmer, NZ Public and Employment Law specialists have written a summary of the progression of the gay marriage bill. In it, they take a few swipes at the way politicians dealt with the issue,...

  • ‘Hollow’ promise to protect teachers over gay marriage

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    Christian Institute July 1 2013 Promises to protect teachers who believe in traditional marriage are “hollow”, former Tory minister Ann Widdecombe has said. Miss Widdecombe also said the Government wants to “gag” anyone who disagrees...

  • Polyamory: Gay Marriage ‘Blazing the Marriage Equality Trail’

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    US News 24 June 2013 Anita Wagner Illig, a longtime polyamory community spokesperson who operates the group Practical Polyamory, is unsure of the direct impact of a ruling that would legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide. Until...

  • The fallout from redefining marriage marches on (US)

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    The Family Research Council (US) just sent through a list of examples around the US highlighting the profound loss of liberty that accompanies the march down the same-sex “wedding” aisle, including business owners (and wedding...