Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 

Nationalising Our Bodies: Enough Is Enough!

PRESS RELEASE
LIBERTARIANZ
FREE SPEECH

Nationalising Our Bodies: Enough is Enough !

"Brian Tamaki and the Destiny-Church-inspired 'Enough is Enough' marches are the work of mean-spirited moral ayatollahs that want to nationalise our bodies," announced Libertarianz Leader and candidate for Wellington Regional Council Bernard Darnton today.

"Libertarianz rejects wholeheartedly the agenda of the 'Enough is Enough' campaign: Libertarianz supports legalising gay and lesbian marriage; full legalisation of adult prostitution; and full deregulation of the supply of alcohol and drugs to adults," declared Darnton as he sipped on a glass of wine while perusing an adult publication.

"The 'Enough is Enough' campaign," says Darnton, "is about creating a new Dark Age in which criminilisation and persecution is to be the lot of gay and lesbian people, and of commercial sex workers and their customers; of producers, distributors and consumers of alcohol; and of those who enjoy and/or produce films and books with (gasp!) sexual content. All are to be punished with the new 'moral' righteousness of these perverse born-again zealots who are simply unable to mind their own business."

Darnton clarifies that Libertarianz unequivocably supports the right of Tamaki and supporters to express their views, and simply asks that the Tamaki tyrannosaurs respond in kind: that they themselves learn to respect the views and life choices of others. He is not optimistic however, and he points out the irony of Tamaki "wanting to ban films, videos, magazines and books that have sexual and violent content ... except, of course, for the bible!"

He concludes with some advice for the busybody zealots: "Leave peaceful adults alone. If they offend thee, then just go elsewhere!"

ENDS

www.libertarianz.org.nz


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Werewolf: What Does Winston Peters Want His Legacy To Be?

A lot of people in New Zealand seem to resent Winston Peters and the power that he appears to have. “Appears” being the operative word. In reality, Peters will have power only up to the point that he uses it.

By next week, he’ll have become just another junior player in an MMP governing arrangement, battling to hold onto the gains he was promised. More>>

 

Rising Toll: Road Safety Needs To Be A Higher Priority

Official advice released to the Green Party under the Official Information Act shows that the previous National Government dismissed an option to make road safety its most important transport priority after being told the road toll was rising. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Arrests At Blockade Of "Weapons Expo"

“We encourage people in Wellington to get down to the Westpac Stadium now for a day of awesome peace action. There will be plenty of food, music and activities to keep us sustained through the day.” More>>

ALSO:

Rorschach Restructuring: PSA Taking Inland Revenue To Court Over Psychometrics

The Public Service Association will be seeing Inland Revenue in Employment Court over its intention to psychometrically test employees reapplying for their roles at the department as part of its controversial Business Transformation restructuring plan. More>>

ALSO:

Nuclear Disarmament: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Awarded To ICAN

Congratulations from iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand to international iCAN, the other iCAN national campaigns and partner organisations, and the countless organisations and individuals who have worked so hard for a nuclear weapons-free world since 1945. More>>

ALSO:

Expenses: Waikato DHB CEO Resigns

An independent inquiry has identified that Dr Murray had spent more than the agreed $25K allocated for relocation costs, and other unauthorized expenses involving potential financial breaches of the chief executive’s obligations. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Sad About The Trolley Buses?

The Regional Council’s MetLink is today spending money to tell us that it really loves Wellington’s trolley buses, even though they’re all being taken off our roads by the end of this month. More>>

ALSO:

Post-Election: Preliminary Coalition Talks Begin

New Zealand First will hold post-election preliminary discussions in Wellington with the National Party tomorrow morning and the Labour Party tomorrow afternoon. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election