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Tag: RH Law

CBCP head calls on government to follow SC order vs abortifacients

THE HEAD of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has called on the government to respect the Supreme Court’s order to temporarily...

Justice Abad blasts RH Law in concurring opinion

ASSOCIATE Justice Roberto Abad, a former UST law dean, wrote the strongest words against the Reproductive Health Law as he joined the majority of the Supreme Court in striking down key provisions and upholding the constitutional principle of protecting life from conception.

‘Cure’ may be needed for unconstitutional provisions in RH law, says former lawmaker

DESPITE the Supreme Court ruling that struck down a number of key provisions in the Reproductive Health (RH) Law, the high tribunal’s unanimous decision to declare the controversial legislation as “not unconstitutional” should pave the way for “universal access to reproductive health care services and supplies, and sex education,” said pro-RH activist and former Akbayan representative Risa Hontiveros.

Supreme Court ruling: Life begins at fertilization

THE SUPREME Court sided with pro-life groups in affirming that life begins at fertilization in last week’s decision that struck down eight key provisions but declared the Reproductive Health (RH) Law “not unconstitutional.”