No U turn – no matter what public opinion says

http://www.tv3.co.nz/News/NoUturnnomatterwhatpublicopinionsays/tabid/209/articleID/44606/cat/41/Default.aspxWed, 30 Jan 2008 05:25a.m.

   

The MP behind the law that banned smacking of children doesn’t believe a petition and referendum has any chance of succeeding.

The Family First lobby group is just 27-thousand signatures short of the 300-thousand needed for its petition to force referendum on the issue.

Green MP Sue Bradford says, even if the majority of the public want a change in the law, parliament won’t necessarily go along with it.

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