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Ruby Harrold-Claesson Media Pack

Ruby Harrold-Claesson has arrived in New Zealand

Brought to NZ by over 200 concerned organizations, lobby groups, families
and individuals

She is a Swedish lawyer and specialises in family law, e.g. guardianship
cases and cases dealing with parental rights, criminal cases etc. Ruby
defends families in Sweden who are being prosecuted and who are having their
children taken from them under the Swedish no-smacking legislation.

She will be appearing on TV1's Close Up, TV3's Campbell Live, Newstalk ZB's
Leighton Smith show, and is being interviewed by the NZ Herald and the
Dominion Post, amongst many others!

She is also appearing at a number of political meetings, including a
cross-Party function and is meeting the Children and Family Commissioners.

Please see the attached Media Pack which contains additional information
including:

* results of polls over the past 12 months giving a resounding NO to
Sue Bradford's proposed ban on smacking

* actual cases in Sweden - that cut through the rhetoric of the
supporters of a ban on smacking in NZ and sound a clear warning as to the
effects on families. Read and weep!

ENDS

See... Ruby Harrold-Claesson Media Pack

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