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Entries Tagged as 'Smacking'

Should we Have Faith in the System? The Judge, the Bully & the Bus-Driver

March 6th, 2010 64 Comments

Sometimes judges get things right, really right, check this from the Herald: Judge Turns Tables on Driver’s Schoolboy Accuser A schoolbus driver was taken to court for grabbing the arm of a rowdy boy who would not stop pulling a girl’s hair. But the judge threw out the charge – and had a policeman take […]

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Dargaville: Public Meeting on S59

October 10th, 2009 No Comments

John Boscawen is holding a series of Public Meetings in various locations around New Zealand promoting his Bill to amend s59 of the Crimes Act to legalise the use of some types of reasonable force for the purposes of parental correction. Whilst the government would like everyone to think that this debate is over, Boscawen’s […]

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Hamilton: Public Meeting on S59

September 29th, 2009 1 Comment

John Boscawen is holding a series of Public Meetings in various locations around New Zealand promoting his Bill to amend s59 of the Crimes Act to legalise the use of some types of reasonable force for the purposes of parental correction. Whilst the government would like everyone to think that this debate is over, Boscawen’s […]

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Tauranga: Public Meeting on S59

September 29th, 2009 No Comments

John Boscawen is holding a series of Public Meetings in various locations around New Zealand promoting his Bill to amend s59 of the Crimes Act to legalise the use of some types of reasonable force for the purposes of parental correction. Whilst the government would like everyone to think that this debate is over, Boscawen’s […]

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Christchurch Event: John Boscawen, David Garrett, Larry Baldock on s59

September 16th, 2009 4 Comments

Recently I attended a public meeting in support of John Boscawen’s Bill to restore the right of parents to use reasonable force for the purposes of correction in the course of parenting removed by the current s59 of the Crimes Act. This Bill will be voted on shortly and for those of us who voted […]

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A Review of Last Night’s Boscawen, McCoskrie, Evans, Baldock Meeting UPDATED

September 8th, 2009 46 Comments

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Last night’s meeting with John Boscawen, Bob McCoskrie, Jim Evans and Larry Baldock on amending s59 of the Crimes Act to decriminalise the use of reasonable force for the purposes of parental correction was encouraging. The main themes I came away with from each speaker were: John Boscawen – ACT Party MP John Boscawen has […]

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Monday Night: John Boscawen, Bob McCoskrie and Jim Evans on Amending s59

September 4th, 2009 5 Comments

Fresh from Facebook’s “5000 Demanding Anti Smacking Law Change” group is this invitation: ACT MP John Boscawen is holding a series of public debates on the smacking referendum result and how his bill to amend S59 will bring the legislation into line with public opinion. John Boscawen will be holding the first debate in Phil […]

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