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PRESS RELEASE BY CAUSE FOR JUSTICE: 21 NOVEMBER 2017

On November 24, 2017, Posted by , In Media briefings,News,

* IMMEDIATE RELEASE * SUBJECT: Portfolio Committee on Communications signs off on proposals to widen the scope of legal pornography On Tuesday, 21 November 2017 the Portfolio Committee on Communications, National Assembly (PCC, NA) concluded its deliberations on the Films and Publications Amendment Bill and adopted the Bill in its…

PETITION – SAY NO TO ONLINE PORN IN SA

On November 8, 2017, Posted by , In Causes, Tags: ,

For background information, scroll down or visit our Cause page. Sign the Petition against Online Pornography I support the submissions made by Cause For Justice to the effect that: 1. “Revenge porn”, child pornography and depictions of sexual assault of children must be criminalised; 2. The online distribution of *pornography must…

The king is dead… Emancipating (enslaving) and (dis)empowering women

On October 19, 2017, Posted by , In Blog,

Blog in response to Parliamentary Debate: National Women’s Day: The emancipation and empowerment of women – 18 October 2017 What Hefner tried to sell as emancipating and empowering, history and research has shown to be utterly enslaving and profoundly disempowering.   The king is dead… On 27 September, Hugh Hefner died….

Religion in Public Schools: THE BAD NEWS ABOUT THE GOOD NEWS

On September 28, 2017, Posted by , In Blog,

Religion in Public Schools: THE BAD NEWS ABOUT THE GOOD NEWS A warning to all School Governing Bodies (ONLY PUBLIC SCHOOLS) Earlier this month, Cause for Justice, communicated its decision to not launch a public interest appeal on limited grounds, mainly because of 3 inter-related reasons, which were: The outcome…

VOICE OF THE UNBORN BABY COURT CASE: MEDIA BRIEFING

On September 12, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized,

MEDIA BRIEFING: 11 SEPTEMBER 2017 VOICE OF THE UNBORN BABY COURT CASE: FIRST COURT APPEARANCE The Pretoria High Court heard the parties in the court case about legal burials for all miscarried children for the first time on Monday, 11 September 2017. The Applicant in the case, Voice of the…

Voice of the Unborn Baby Court Case

On September 12, 2017, Posted by , In Causes, Tags: ,

BACKGROUND: What is the case about? Voice of the Unborn Baby, a non-profit organisation and the main Applicant of the case, launched the court case on the 8th of March 2017, asking the court to declare that certain provisions of the Births and Deaths Registration Act (51 of 1992, “BADRA”)…

‘VOICE OF THE UNBORN BABY’ HOFSAAK: MEDIA-VERKLARING

On September 11, 2017, Posted by , In Media briefings,News,

MEDIA-VERKLARING: 11 SEPTEMBER 2017 ‘VOICE OF THE UNBORN BABY’ HOFSAAK: EERSTE HOF-VERSKYNING Die Pretoriase Hooggeregshof het op Maandag, 11 September 2017 vir die eerste keer die partye in die hofsaak oor wettige begrafnisse vir ‘stil-gebore’ babas aangehoor. Die Applikant in the saak, Voice of the Unborn Baby NPC, het aansoek…

Eradicating sexual violence against women: HOW SERIOUS IS SOUTH AFRICA REALLY ABOUT IT? (Women’s Month 2017)

On August 8, 2017, Posted by , In Blog, Tags: ,,

If we are serious about eradicating violence against women, we cannot be lax about eradicating the production and distribution of pornography in our society. Root causes To eradicate violence against women and children, too often in the form of sexual violence and often resulting in the death of the victims…

Amending SA’s Abortion Act

On August 8, 2017, Posted by , In Causes,

BACKGROUND: What is it about? A Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, has proposed an Amendment to South Africa’s Abortion Act (Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1996). The draft bill seeks to amend the Abortion Act by, amongst others, deleting certain circumstances in which a pregnancy may be terminated; and to…

29 June UITSPRAAK GELEWER IN “DIE GELOOF IN OPENBARE SKOLE HOFSAAK” Mediaverklaring

On July 25, 2017, Posted by , In News,

MEDIA-VERKLARING: 28 JUNIE 2017 UITSPRAAK GELEWER IN “DIE GELOOF IN OPENBARE SKOLE HOFSAAK”   Die Johannesburgse Hooggeregshof het vandag uitspraak gelewer in die saak oor godsdienstige/geloofs-etos, uitdrukking en byeenkomste in Suid-Afrikaanse openbare skole. Cause For Justice (CFJ) tree op as ‘n “vriend van die hof” (amicus curiae party), om sodoende…