Not even close. Police national youth aid coordinator Inspector Chris Graveson caused a stir when he said teachers were legally entitled and “duty-bound” to physically intervene if they witnessed a pupil being attacked by another. Graveson said restraint could be forceful enough, it might even leave bruising. “You hear people saying, `You can’t touch children.… Continue reading Sue Bradford does not live in the real world
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Who has Standards?
Which party wants to maintain standards in our parliament? However, the biggest threat to parliamentary standards was posed by the Greens’ Sue Bradford. She twice raised the case of a beneficiary who had allegedly been told to “f … off” by a Work and Income case manager. The first time a weary Wilson said she… Continue reading Who has Standards?
Smacking Still Common, Thanks to Sue Bradford
Smacking, it’s the incredibly unpopular law change that just won’t go away. Almost half of parents with children under 12 have smacked them in the past year, a survey has found. The Family First lobby group commissioned a market research company to poll New Zealanders on their attitudes to parental discipline since the anti-smacking law… Continue reading Smacking Still Common, Thanks to Sue Bradford
Sue Bradford still struggling with simple truth
Save the Humans points out a dozy in a recent Sue Bradford speech. At the same time we’ve got peak oil – the point where half the oil in the world has been extracted and global maximum oil production is reached. This is not the end of oil, but it is the end of cheap… Continue reading Sue Bradford still struggling with simple truth
We all know about section 59 of the crimes act. Sue Bradford is very fond of telling us that children are the only group not protected from assault under the law. Wrong! Welcome to section 60. Seem’s Mia’s just discovered it 🙂 Updated: Found one, but not quite what I was after. “The Green Party… Continue reading Section 60