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Story Of The Week: Prostitution Law Reform

Story Of The Week – Week Ending Friday, 27 June 2003

Prostitution Law Reform

Sludge Report: Conscience Career Moves?

- Listener Political Editor Jane Clifton this afternoon on 95BFm essentially confirmed observations made by Judith Collins MP concerning Prime Ministerial pressure and influence over Ashraf Choudry MP – NZ's first Muslim MP – and Winnie Laban MP , a Pacific Islander and Christian – on the Prostitution Reform Bill. See... Sludge #153 - Was Ashraf Pushed Or Did He Fall [1]

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Hard News: Drama And Democracy

- We should have more conscience votes. The perception that our elected representatives were actually testing their own beliefs last night - and that the outcome was not the usual foregone conclusion - was bracing. See... Hard News 26/06/03 - New Day [1]

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Prostitution Bill Passes By Thinnest Majority

- Parliament last night passed law changes after MP’s used their conscience to vote 60-59 in favour of decriminalising prostitution. See... Prostitution Bill passes by one vote [1]

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- Judith Collins MP - Clark strong arms MPs over prostitution law [1] - United Future - The aftermath of the Prostitution Reform Bill [2] - Tim Barnett MP - A Great Win For A Fair Society! [3] - NZUSA - Students applaud prostitution law reform [4] - NZ First - Social Engineers - Economic Mismanagers! [5] - Green - One giant leap forward for New Zealand [6]

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Hard News Analysis Of Prostitution Reform(**MUST READ**)

- Sometimes, it takes a showdown to make us think about an issue - and this certainly appears to be one of those time. As the vote behind Tim Barnett's Prostitution reform Bill teeters, suddenly we're having the debate. See... Hard News 25/06/03: The Late Debate [1]

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– Russell Brown's Hard News - Hard News 24/06/03 - Moral Imperatives [1] . - Maxim Institute Backgrounder - Brothel bill "pill" will have nasty side-effects [2] - New Zealand First - Prostitution Bill : Firmly Against [3] - YWCA - Should all women be entitled to human rights? [4] - CTU - Sex Workers Need Protection Under the Law [5] - Humanitas Fellowship - On NZ Prostitution Bill [6] - Tim Barnett MP - Proposer Of The Bill - Prostitution Bill "win-win" for Parliament [7] - SPCS - Paroled Rapists And Prostitution Reform [8] - National Council of Women - Unflinching Support for Prostitution Reform Bill [9] - Jim Anderton - Church leaders’ contribution important [10] - Green Party - Bradford urges courage in face of 'moral minority' [11] - Church Leaders - Bishops & Church Leaders Letter To MPs [12] - Federation of Graduate Women - Prostitution Reform Bill "Victorian" - United Future - Baldock: Barnett Can't Have It Both Ways [13] - Young Lab. - Vulnerable Young People Over Church Leaders [14] – ACT - Prostitution Bill Flawed [15]

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Sludge Report #87 – Human Rights And Selling Sex
Scoop Archives: Legal Issues --> "Prostitution" –Feb-June 2003
Parliament Wire --> "Prostitution" –Feb-June 2003
Scoop Via Google: "Prostitution Law Reform"

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