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    What To Do When CPS (CYPs) Knocks: A Must Read for All Homeschooling/Unschooling Parents!

    Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

    A Child Protective Services Whistle-blower explains what to do if CPS or CYPs comes after your family. This was written with the States in mind but it is just as relevant for New Zealand and Australia “Just one month after working for Child Protective Services, I began to learn that the agency was not in […]

    Legally kidnapped blogspot

    Thursday, May 13th, 2010

    This is a worldwide blog. Check out this New Zealand page http://legallykidnapped.blogspot.com/search/label/New%20Zealand

    Another child dies

    Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

    From the BIG NEWS Blog News, views and politics http://big-news.blogspot.com/2009/08/another-child-dies-when-is-it-going-to.html Another child dies When is it going to end? Story here TV clip here. Sue Bradford too busy posting pics of protests on Facebook to comment. An interview of the neighbour will be on TV3 news tonight.

    The anti-smacking law: Only a law change is morally acceptable

    Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

    From beretta-online The anti-smacking law: Only a law change is morally acceptable 4 Comments NZ Prime Minister John Key is saying that he takes the referendum outcome seriously, and that he wants to reassure parents that they will not be investigated or prosecuted just for smacking a child. See the story here. Police and Child […]

    The opponents of the anti-smacking law outnumber the supporters of ANY New Zealand government

    Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

    The opponents of the anti-smacking law outnumber the supporters of ANY New Zealand government I (Beretta Blog) spotted this over at Kiwiblog today: 1,420,959 – Voted no to treating correctional smacking as a criminal offence 1,053,398 – 2008 Voted for National when they won the election 935,319 – 2005 Voted for Labour when they won […]

    CYF boss apologies after parents go public – not for wrongdoing, but because those his department hassled were “upset”.

    Friday, July 31st, 2009

    FROM Big News blog – read the comments on Big News as well: http://big-news.blogspot.com/2009/07/cyf-boss-apologies-after-parents-go.html CYF boss apologies after parents go public – not for wrongdoing, but because those his department hassled were “upset”. A parent tells how he smacked his child “I grabbed hold of her ankle and smacked her bottom” Two of his fingers […]

    No Defences Permitted for the Accused

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

    From:  http://www.mandm.org.nz/2009/06/no-defences-permitted-for-accused.html No Defences Permitted for the Accused In, The referendum campaign is underway, No Right Turn’s Idiot/Savant gives an excellent example of an argument we see coming up a lot in the debate around the upcoming referendum on smacking. In addition to trotting out the standard ad hominem, that everyone who supports the reinstatement […]

    (dis)Honest to God: How Not to Argue about the Smacking Referendum

    Sunday, July 26th, 2009

    FROM: beretta-online.com and christiannews.co.nz (dis)Honest to God: How Not to Argue about the Smacking Referendum Dr. Glenn Peoples responds to liberal Ian Harris. Ian Harris tells us (“Honest to God,” Dominion Post, [Dominion Post. Saturday July 11, 2009. Page B5], reproduced at the YesVote website at /http://yesvote.org.nz/2009/07/17/the-bibles-harsh-view-rejected) that we should reject the “harsh views” on […]

    Police admit they may prosecute for smacking cases initially considered “reasonable force in the circumstances”

    Friday, July 17th, 2009

    FROM: http://www.big-news.blogspot.com/ Police admit they may prosecute for smacking cases initially considered “reasonable force in the circumstances” Police have not ruled out prosecuting a parent who lightly – and with reasonable force – smacks their child, despite proponents of a law change on smacking saying it will never happen. Prior to 2007, if a parent […]

    A very simple question

    Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

    A very simple question cross-posted from Big News, 14 April 2009 and   http://section59.blogspot.com/ 16 April Bill English was asked on Radio Live today whether a smack should be allowed as part of good parental correction. He was asked at least six times. Here’s the transcript. It’s a classic. Radio Live Breakfast Show – 14 April […]

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