Jesus kicked out of house

Jesus kicked out of house

Speaker of the House Trevor Mallard has modified the parliamentary prayer, initially removing both the Queen and Jesus Christ. After pressure from National he reinstated a reference to the Queen, but mention of Jesus Christ is still excluded. The New Zealand...
Dying to Choose

Dying to Choose

When terminal illness robs people of a long and happy future, leaving them only with the ashes of suffering and decline, who would say that we should refuse to end their suffering should they openly request it? Those that propose we deny people the right to choose an...
Humanist Manifesto: End Tax Advantages for Religion.

Humanist Manifesto: End Tax Advantages for Religion.

We seek repeal of promoting religion as a charitable purpose under the Charities Act. We believe the charities act is being used as a means of avoiding taxation by religious organisations that do not conduct programs of social benefit or education beyond self...
Remove abortion from the Crimes Act

Remove abortion from the Crimes Act

Currently abortion is a crime under the Crimes Act. We strongly oppose abortion being a crime. We believe it should be removed from the Crime Act. Currently in order to obtain an abortion after 20 weeks a woman must get statements from two medical professionals that...