Friday, May 18, 2007

The good, the Bad and the Ugly:

Repeal in Pictures

Clark: Prime Minister
"I definitely see children as destroying my lifestyle"

Simon Barnet, MoreFM Radio
UNICEF lists the key factors for child abuse as: family breakdown, alcohol, drugs, poverty, low education and so on. Smacking is not even mentioned!

Larry Baldock: Future NZ
New Zealand is a democracy! 80% of everyday Kiwis don't want Bradford's bill, so we will have a referendum!

Hone Harawira, Maori MP
Before white man came, we let our kids go wherever they wanted.

Bradford, Green MP
A light smack is child abuse!

The hug
With you all the way Sue...

The handshake
Welcome my son... Welcome to the Machine!

Katherine Rich, National MP
Section 59 let parents off for beating their children with planks of wood and horse-whips, to within an inch of their lives...

Cindy Kiro, "children's commissioner"
"well I think umm... if you know what a light smack is, [then there is] probably nothing much [wrong with it]"
from Campbell Live interview

John Key, leader of National Party

Peace in our time!

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