Abortion Drug Concerns Should be Warning to NZ

Family First Media Release October 8, 2010 Family First NZ says that the extent of complications for Australian women who use the drug RU486 to abort their children should send a warning to health authorities in NZ as they consider applications by Family Planning and others to use the controversial drug. According to Data released by the Therapeutic Goods Administration in … Read More

Liberalised Abortion Laws Will Undermine Child Abuse Message

Family First Media Release July 3, 2010 Family First NZ says that any attempts to make abortion more available will undermine the “It’s Not OK’”message and will legitimise child abuse of the unborn child. “It is impossible to say with any integrity that a child that has been born should be protected from child abuse but if it is still … Read More

Ten Teens Have Abortion Each Day

Family First Media Release June 17, 2010 NOT THE FIRST TIME FOR ALMOST 600 TEENS Family First NZ says it is a tragedy that 3,952 teenagers had an abortion last year – an average of over 10 every day – according to figures released by Statistics NZ today. “Figures obtained by Family First from Statistics NZ also show that 529 … Read More

Strong Support for Parental Notification Law

Family First Media Release April 18, 2010 A Family First-commissioned poll has found extensive support (4 out of 5 people) for parental notification when their daughter is pregnant and considering, or is being advised to have, an abortion. In response to the question “Should the law require parents to always be informed before-hand if their daughter who is under 16 … Read More

‘Lifestyle’ Abortions Lose Support

Family First Media Release March 22, 2010 Family First NZ is welcoming research from Massey University Social Inequality Study which shows that approval of abortion depends on the particular circumstances. “Support for abortion was only strong where the mother or the baby was at serious risk, or the pregnancy was as a result of incest or rape. But when the … Read More

March Against Family Planning Pushing Abortion Drug

Family First Media Release February 11, 2010 Family First NZ is supporting a march in Wellington to the steps of Parliament on Friday protesting against Family Planning applying to the Abortion Supervisory Committee for a license to use the abortion pill RU486 to perform abortions. “This will mean that Family Planning will be able to talk women into having abortions, … Read More

Protest Against FPA Pushing Abortion Drug

Family First Media Release 23 October 2009 Family First NZ is supporting a protest in Hamilton this afternoon against Family Planning applying to the Abortion Supervisory Committee for a license to use the abortion pill RU486 to perform abortions. “This will mean that Family Planning will be able to talk women into having abortions, and then carry the procedure out … Read More

Secret Health Letter to Teen Angers Parents

Family First NZ is concerned that doctors and practice nurses are contacting young teenagers with information on the Gardasil vaccine without the knowledge or consent of parents. A Christchurch parent has contacted Family First objecting to a letter sent directly to their just-turned 13 year old daughter encouraging her to make an appointment to receive the Gardasil vaccine. The letter … Read More

Massey University Study on Abortion Flawed

Family First Media Release April 2, 2009 Family First NZ says that a Massey University Department of Communication, Journalism & Marketing mail survey of 1000 New Zealanders on the topic of abortion is flawed and designed to achieve a pre-conceived ideology. Participants were asked whether they thought it was right or wrong for a woman to have an abortion if … Read More

Family Planning Assn To Pressure Abortion Then Perform Them

Family First Media Release March 11, 2009 Family First NZ is alarmed at the prospect of Family Planning applying to the Abortion Supervisory Committee for a license to use the abortion pill RU486 to perform abortions. “This will mean that Family Planning will be able to talk women into having abortions, and then carry the procedure out on them,” says … Read More