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Gov’t accuses campaigners of extremist ties.

Posted by watchingcyfswatchnewzealand on March 27, 2007

As posted on CYFSWATCH NZ

Gov’t accuses campaigners of extremist ties.
Tuesday, 27.03.2007, 05:47pm (GMT12)

Gov’t accuses campaigners of extremist ties now. Tue-27-Mar-2007 5:16pm


The Government claims a campaign to discredit the so-called anti-smacking bill is backed by extremist right-wing fundamentalists.

Efforts to fast-track the repeal of Section 59 of the Crimes Act have been stymied by vocal opponents of Sue Bradford’s bill.

Helen Clark told Parliament today she would much rather be associated with groups like Plunket, Save the Children and Barnados, who back the Green MP’s legislation.

And anonymous documents delivered to RadioLIVE at Parliament claim the organisation behind today’s pro-smacking ads in major newspapers has very murky roots.

RadioLIVE’s Lesley Hamilton reports.


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