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Entries Tagged as 'Child Abuse'

Abortion and Child Abuse

November 27th, 2008 1 Comment

Bloggers WhaleOil and David Farrar are in disagreement over some comments made by Garth George in the New Zealand Herald regarding abortion and child abuse. Garth George says: I have said it before and I say it again: The number one cause of abuse against women and children is abortion. David Farrar says: I disagree. […]

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In Defence of the Defence

November 23rd, 2008 2 Comments

Michael Laws has written a strong piece in the Sunday Star times on child abuse which pulls no punches and calls for a return of the death penalty. Most of what he says is spot on (well there is a bit of the ‘someone else should be doing something’ going on) but this statement is […]

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When Trust is Destroyed

November 23rd, 2007 4 Comments

In the last 24 hours I have been following the debate over the father convicted for assaulting his son. Predictably I have heard differing views from many people whose sense I respect. On the one hand I have heard that he was only prosecuted for delivering three smacks. On the other I have heard that […]

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