Monthly Archives: April 2016

  • Report says married couples are more likely to have successful family 

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    Daily Mail 26 April 2016 Family First Comment: UK politicians have the same ideological blind-spot as NZ politicians. A UK Government report states the obvious, but then the government excludes all references to ‘marriage’ in...

  • What happens when a baker doesn’t want to bake a cake?

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    LifeSiteNews 9 April 2015 Family First Comment: You know the scenario. It’s happened a number of times, where a same-sex couple want a baker to bake their ‘wedding’ cake but the baker says they can’t...

  • Telstra backs out of supporting gay marriage (Aust)

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    Telstra backs out of supporting gay marriage after ‘pressure from Catholic Church’ MailOnline 13 April 2016 Family First Comment: Well said Telstra – the way every company should go – respecting the people. ‘The Government...

  • China court refuses to allow gay marriage in landmark case

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    The Guardian 13 April 2016 Family First Comment: Not every country is capitulating! A Chinese judge has rejected a gay couple’s attempt to secure the right to marry in the country’s first same-sex marriage case....

  • Function Centre Pressured To Allow Same-Sex Weddings

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    Media Release 12 April 2016 A function centre in the South Island which offers a venue for marriages has been pressured to change its policy as a result of a complaint to the Human Rights...

  • Parental Divorce—Worse than Parental Death

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    The Family In America April 2016 Family First Comment: Interesting. “…in recent decades, some progressives have asserted that children suffer relatively little when they lose a parent (usually their father) through divorce. Since they were...

  • Married people more resilient against cancer : Study

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    NewsHub 11 April 2016 Being married might have its downsides, but dying early of cancer isn’t one of them. Scientists have found a strong correlation between staying alive and having a spouse. Death rates for...

  • Mother and son reunite, fall in love

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    NZ Herald 9 April 2016 Family First Comment: So they want to marry. Two consenting adults. They love each other. Marriage equality. What’s the problem? #justasking #veryslipperyslope A mother who was reunited with her son...