News & Media Releases

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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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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