Tennessee can enforce Down syndrome abortion ban

NZ Herald 21 November 2020 Family First Comment: A victory for the unborn child 😊 “A federal appeals court ruled Friday (Saturday NZT) that Tennessee can begin outlawing abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, as well as prohibit the procedure if it’s based on the race or gender of the fetus.” A federal appeals court ruled Friday (Saturday … Read More

Increase in abortions recorded in New Zealand since procedure’s decriminalisation

NewsHub 16 November 2020 Family First Comment: “Between the end of March and the start of August, just over 4900 women underwent an abortion within 21 weeks of pregnancy. That’s a rise of about 9%, compared to the data recorded in the same window over the previous three years.” Late term abortions have also increased. 😢😢 The number of abortions performed … Read More

March For Life – Wellington – 5 December 2020

The new abortion law – championed by Jacinda Ardern during the 2017 election campaign and passed this year as the country was preparing to go in to lockdown for COVID-19 – means that New Zealand now has one of the most extreme abortion laws in the world. A number of amendments designed to remove some of the extreme aspects of … Read More

Trump to Sign ‘Born Alive’ Executive Order to Protect Abortion Survivors

The Daily Signal 23 September 2020 Family First Comment: Thank you President Trump: “Today I am announcing that I will be signing the ‘born alive’ executive order to ensure that all precious babies born alive—no matter their circumstances—receive the medical care that they deserve,” the president said. “This is our sacrosanct moral duty.” In 2002, President George W. Bush signed … Read More

National MPs, pro-life groups, say abortion law too ill-defined

Radio NZ News 29 July 2020 Family First Comment: Justice Minister Andrew Little said there was “no such thing as full-term abortion, people who say that are idiots.”… Family First founder, Bob McCoskrie said Little was wrong and needed to check the law itself. “Andrew Little has admitted that late term abortions up to birth could happen under the new law and make … Read More

Select Committee Ignores Women With Post-Abortion Grief

Media Release 27 July 2020 A select committee considering a private members bill which allows for bereavement leave for miscarriages have come back with their report, and have rejected calls for the leave to be extended to allow support for women with post-abortion grief. When lodging the original bill, Labour MP Ginny Anderson said, “I think [abortion] would be [grounds], … Read More

Controversial philosopher Peter Singer defends his infanticide views

NewsHub 23 July 2020 Family First Comment: How gross. But with free speech, he’s entitled to be objectionable, flawed, idiotic, ignored, and just plain wrong. We need to be reminded of these gross views.  “ Huhana Hickey, who has used a wheelchair since 1996 and was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2010, said in February Singer is “not an expert in the … Read More

New Zealand’s Outrageous New Abortion Law: A Low Point or a Turning Point?

Christian Headlines 17 July 2020 Family First Comment: Interesting commentary from overseas as they reflect on NZ’s radical abortion law, and push back on the #fakenews New York Times coverage of it! You’d think that a global pandemic that’s killed hundreds of thousands would at least temper the advance of legal killing. It hasn’t. While headlines worldwide were praising New Zealand’s … Read More

VALUE YOUR VOTE 2020 – Out Now!

Media Release 16 July 2020 Hot off the press is our brand new resource Value Your Vote 2020. This is the fifth election where we have provided this popular voting resource for families. The 2020 election is unique in that we not only have two votes under the MMP system, the party vote and the electorate vote, we also get … Read More