News & Media Releases

Argentinian pro-abortion leader dies during abortion procedure

ReMix 15 April 2021 Family First Comment: What’s most interesting about this very very sad story is that we couldn’t find any mainstream media reporting of it – and definitely not on the ALRANZ website….. “radical pro-abortion supporter Maria de Valle Gonzalez Lopez died during what she labeled her “dream” abortion operation. She was 23 years…
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New Law Will Ignore Women With Post-Abortion Grief

Media Release 24 March 2021 Politicians will today vote for a new law which will allow employees to be eligible for three days of bereavement leave following the unplanned end of pregnancy by miscarriage or stillbirth. Sadly, politicians have rejected calls for the leave to be extended to allow support for women with post-abortion grief. “We…
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Research Report Summarises Risks of Abortion To Women

Media Release 6 March 2021 A research paper for health professionals which reviews international evidence up to 2020 about the relationship between abortion and the physical and mental health of women says that abortion is associated with a wide range of adverse physical and psychological outcomes, and it is essential that women are made fully…
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COVID Vaccine – Making an informed decision for your family

We’re being asked on a regular basis – what’s Family First’s view of the COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s some of the important questions that we know you may be asking: Is it true that the new COVID vaccines have not undergone normal safety testing procedures? Is it true that the new COVID vaccines contain tissues from…
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Permanently legalising home abortions is a terrible idea

The Telegraph 8 December 2020 Family First Comment: Disturbing reading from the UK where ‘home abortions’ have also been authorised (similar to NZ)… “Freedom of Information (FOI) requests have revealed the aftermath from the pills-by-post process to include sepsis, hemorrhaging, embolisms, renal failure and trauma to pelvic organs, among other medical complications. A lack of adequate…
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Kmart introduces dolls with Down syndrome to New Zealand shelves

NZ Herald 3 December 2020 Family First Comment: Excellent… [Kmart] hopes these dolls will help normalise “conditions like Down syndrome, so that young sufferers don’t feel different from their friends”. “We want children to see themselves represented in our doll ranges and we want to help children learn more about people who are different from…
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Australian sperm donor investigated after fathering 23 kids in one year

NZ Herald 29 November 2020 Family First Comment: Fortunately, most men seem to understand the long-term ramifications of this process – both for themselves and for the child who will want to know their biological father one day. Fathers matter. Fatherlessness is an issue for children. The man being touted as the unofficial most prolific sperm…
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Premature New Zealand twins born at 23 weeks at Wellington Hospital

NZ Herald 29 November 2020 Family First Comment: “He and twin brother Riley were born at just 23 weeks and one day on March 3. It’s considered the edge of viability – babies born earlier are not usually resuscitated.” No – life begins at conception. That’s biology. When Declan Colquhoun was born, his aunt’s wedding ring…
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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…
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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…
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