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

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

Call For Support For Women With Post-Abortion Grief

Media Release 27 May 2020 Family First NZ today called on politicians in a select committee to amend a private members bill which allows for bereavement leave for a miscarriage to be extended to allow support for women with post-abortion grief. The wording of the previous proposed legislative change was that leave would be available when there had been an … Read More

“FATAL FLAWS” 11 problems with the new abortion legislation

As the new abortion laws were being rushed through Parliament in the week before we went into Lockdown 4, and while most of the world was focused on COVID-19 and how we could save lives, one of the things that the Government did very well (aided by a predominantly pro-abortion media) was to mask the true intent and effect of … Read More

Abortion Legislation Act 2020 – Here’s how extreme it is…

SUMMARY ABORTION LEGISLATION ACT 2020 POLICY FAIL * to remove legislation about abortion from the criminal code and insert it to the health code is to equate a procedure to remove an unborn baby with a procedure to remove an appendix, kidney stones, gall bladder or tonsils – simply ’tissue’ removed as part of a ‘health procedure’. This denies the humanity … Read More

Dangerous DIY Abortions From Rushed Law Change

Media Release 7 April 2020 Family First NZ says that under the abortion law changes rushed through just before the country went into lockdown, women will now be able to access dangerous DIY abortions at home, and possibly even school. There is nothing to stop abortion pills being couriered to the woman. It will also expose women to coercion, and … Read More

“Atrocious” – ‘Born-alive’ provision voted down by MPs

Media Release 11 March 2020 In a shocking display of human rights abuse in New Zealand, an amendment to the Abortion Legislation Bill which required the care of a child born after an attempted abortion was only supported by less than a third of MPs. The amendment of National MP Simon O’Connor clarified that a qualified health practitioner who performed … Read More

Why the Abortion Legislation Bill fails so badly…

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROBLEMS WITH THE ABORTION LEGISLATION BILL POLICY FAIL * to remove legislation about abortion from the criminal code and insert it to the health code is to equate a procedure to remove an unborn baby with a procedure to remove an appendix, kidney stones, gall bladder or tonsils – simply ’tissue’ removed as part of a ‘health procedure’. … Read More

HOW THEY VOTED: Who Voted to Protect the Unborn Child (2nd Reading)

3 March 2020 It was another dark and shameful day today as 81 members of Parliament voted for a radical bill that attempts to remove any legal recognition or protection of the unborn child, and introduces one of the most radical abortion laws in the world. Below is the voting record. We are very very grateful for the 39 MPs who … Read More