Tatad, indie Senate bet join fight against RH law

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An independent senatorial candidate has asked the Supreme Court to allow him to join the suit filed by various groups against Republic Act No. 10354—the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012—not for offending moral or religious beliefs but for restricting the freedom of speech.

In an 18-page petition for intervention, lawyer Samson Alcantara of the Social Justice Society, a political party, particularly assailed Section 23 (a) (1) of RA 10354 for restricting the freedom of speech, being too wide in scope, vagueness and violating the right to due process.

Two other petitions seeking to declare the RH law unconstitutional were also filed on Thursday by former Sen. Francisco Tatad, his wife, Fenny, and lawyer Alan Paguia, and by the Doctors for Life and Filipinos for Life. This brought to nine the number of petitions filed against the controversial law so far.

“The long and short of the debate about the so-called responsible parenthood act and the means and methods to achieve it is this: The government does not have all the answers and so must not impose the threat of punishment on those who entertain other or contrary ideas, labelling them as incorrect or the like,” Alcantara said in his petition.

Free play of ideas

“Governments and authorities through history have been proven wrong now and then. Therefore, government must allow for the free play of competing ideas in the marketplace as a better guarantee of arriving at the truth, or better alternatives instead of simply imposing its own predetermined concepts,” he said.

Section 23 (a) (1) punishes a health care service provider, whether public or private, that shall “knowingly withhold information or restrict the dissemination thereof, and/or intentionally provide incorrect information regarding reproductive health programs and services.” These include the right to informed choice and access to a full range of legal, medically safe, nonabortifacient and effective family planning

methods.

Violators of the provision face one to six months in jail or a fine of P10,000 to P100,000. If the offender is a public officer, he shall be suspended and may even be removed and his retirement benefits forfeited, depending on the gravity of the offense.

Six petitions

Six petitions against the RH law had been filed in the Supreme Court by James and Lovely Ann Imbong; the nonprofit group Alliance for the Family Foundation Philippines Inc.; Serve Life Cagayan de Oro City; Task Force for Family and Life Visayas Inc.; Eduardo Olaguer of the Catholic Xybrspace Apostolate of the Philippines; and lawyer Expedito Bugarin.

The high court last week consolidated the petitions but did not issue a temporary restraining order against implementation of the RH law.

Congress passed the RH bill on Dec. 19, despite strong opposition from the local Catholic Church. Two days later President Aquino signed it into law.

According to Alcantara, Section 23 (a) (1) “violates the guarantee of freedom of expression in prohibiting and penalizing speech not in accordance with state-mandated speech.”

“With the preferred status given to the freedom of expression, it follows that it demands more from the government to justify any restriction placed on speech, such as the provision in the RH law prohibiting and penalizing, the dissemination of ideas or views which may be characterized as incorrect just because it does not conform to authorities’ ideas,” the lawyer said.

The high court has not acted on the earlier petitions for a temporary restraining order (TRO) on the law, which is now being implemented. For the past two en banc sessions where the high court took up the petitions, it did not issue any TRO but merely consolidated the older petitions to the new ones and asked the Office of the Solicitor General to comment on the questions raised there.

Stillborn

“The RH law cannot co-exist with the Constitution. The Constitution must prevail by declaring the RH law stillborn,” said the Tatad couple and Paguia, in their petition for certiorari and prohibition with preliminary injunction or TRO.

One of the arguments they raised in opposing the RH law was that the State cannot invade the privacy of married couples “in their exercise of their most intimate rights and duties to their respective spouses.”

In the second petition filed Thursday, the groups represented by lawyer Howard Calleja presented six arguments, which included that the law violated the Doctrine of Benevolent Neutrality under the Freedom of Religion Clause, which is under the Bill of Rights.

“Although no law should establish or promote any religion, the law should also accommodate the religious beliefs of individuals and not force them to act against their beliefs,” they said, noting the law disregarded the fact that majority of Filipinos were devout Catholics “who firmly believe in procreation and do not subscribe to the belief that pregnancies should be controlled or prevented.”

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  • tonyoks

    One of the arguments they raised in opposing the RH law was that the State cannot invade the privacy of married couples “in their exercise of their most intimate rights and duties to their respective spouses.”
    this is the most double edged side of this argument.

    yung mga “couples” na nakitira lang sa mga gilid ng estero, ilalim ng tulay, kunting takip lang ng kariton o kahon privacy na sa kanila yun…tanong mo ilan anak nila…pinakakaunti 6 meron pang nakakahirit /umaabot pa ng sandosena…

    ewan ko san napunta ang utak ng mga magagaling na mga hinayupak na to…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/XSHWGLY25MTOGUZUIBF5JT5BZI pdred

      I guess it’s ok for the Church to invade our privacy? The Government isn’t always right but Church has always been right….right? 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        Boy, when it comes to morality, the Church has the right to guide its flock! Kung ang pastor nyo wala, sa inyo na yun. Style nyo yun. As that is our belief. Marami lng kami sa nyo kaya you think the Church is invalid your privacy or the government. No! The Church its taking care of its 85 million believers!

        Kayo ilan kayo? Pano kahapon lang tinayo ng pastor nyo yun reliyon nyo kaya konti lng kayo. Tapos sinabi nya na tunay un reliyon nyo. At naniwala naman kayo! Anak ng tipaklong! 

  • indiosbravos2002

    Tatad is Opus Dei- rich, elite and highly conservative. Wala yang paki sa mga mahihirap. Eh kaya lang naman yan yumaman kasi Marcos crony. Nagnakaw ng pera ng bansa. Ngayon akala mo may private line sa dyos. Pwede ba.

    • Jarred Pulido

      Most of the catholic taliban here believe they have a direct line to GOD. Sasabihin nila na ito ang sabi or gusto ng diyos.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        Sorry ka lang! Yun pastor mo wala! 

        Pano PEKE! As in PEKE reliyon yun! Gawa gawa lang sa kagustuhan ng pastor nyo!

        Di mo na isip ilan kayo iba iba interpretasyon ng bawat pastor! hahaha! halatang halata nagbaloko naman kayo!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TCQMRK4HVOSF2IGML46TAGKMXU Benjamin

    Tatad was the Press Minister during Marcos’ dictatorship time. He made a lot of money during the dictator’s time and really is an active Opus Dei member. He is a hypocrite along side the other Anti-RH bill proponents. Kaya nababawasan ang miyembro ng Catholic Religion ay dahil sa mga member na tulad ni Tadtad. erh Tatad pala. 

  • http://pedestrianobserver.blogspot.com/ Political Jaywalker

    Friggin idiots arguing on freedom of expression, how about arguing or agreeing first with the legal terminologies so that there is a basis on what constitute deliberately misleading the public with partisan views. If the terminologies are clear enough no one can then mislead the public and hide in the guise of freedom of expression which these jokers want to petition the court……

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q2Z456WRPPJCYZ35JWM2U4M5KM Jeric

    Si Tatad mukhang ginagamit ang pagiging Anti RH Bill para makiamot ng suporta sa mga lahi ni Damaso at mga bulag na taga suporta..Pakapalan na lang para manalo at kumita uli.Goodluck..

  • txtman

    WELL, SA TIME

    NI PENOY

    MALABO SIGURO

    DAHIL KAY CJ SERENO TILILING
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    PERO WAIT LANG KAYO

    AFTER PENOY

    MAGRERESIGN DIN SI SERENO
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    READ DAILY TRIBUNE

    PARA MAKITA NINYO

    KATANGAHAN NI SRENO ABOUT THE CONSTITUTION
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    MANALO OR MATALO

    MOST IMPORTANT IS

    FIGHTING WHAT IS RIGHT

    AMEN

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UR6AKMU2J2D4GOPDU4QMRZDB7Q felipe

    di ba panahon ni mahoma ang tatad na yan…???

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W7TPARCYJFCSA3PBQAM3MVZO3E kurakut

    OPUS DEI!  

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/NV25ZPWMBDYFXEYR3AWQ43ZS5E Hein S

      IPIS DAY!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        sinaniban ka ano! siempre madali lng yan sayo, e kampon kayo e. 

        PEKE!

  • nes911

    Kulang sa pansin. Laos na kasi.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      ooowwwss laos? at ikaw masmagaling ka pa sa kanya? cge nga…anong natapos mong education? hahaha! toink!

  • NoWorryBHappy

    Si Kits Tatad ba ‘kamo ?
    Hay naku, crony ‘yan ng diktador na si Marcos.
    Struggler. Ngayon lang lumabas sa kanyang lungga. 
    Naku, Kits. Matagal nang ibinagsak ang Batas Militar.
    Nasa 21st century na tayo. Nasa ika-walong bundok ng Tra-la-la na
    ang kaluluwa ni Makoy.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TSX56EQOQIJQWG42MHQLSZOPXI Flugie

    Wow! He’s still alive?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/NV25ZPWMBDYFXEYR3AWQ43ZS5E Hein S

      No, that’s Tatad’s Zombie walking.

  • $19543087

    Tatad you are a HAS BEEN!  SSSShhhhuuuuuttttt-uuuupppp!  You are a piece of SSSHHHIIIITTTSSS!

  • Crazy_horse101010

    to show how of touch with reality the church is, in america a 11 year old girl has been playing football for 2 years for a catholic school she is a all star player and been kicking the boys butts. she was on national tv and on a wheaties cereal box.. 2 games into this season the school kicked her off the team because she was a girl this is after 2 years, there has been a petition with over 100000 names but the school refuses to budge. so much for equal rights

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      DEMONYONG KABAYO! 

      • Crazy_horse101010

        yum yum

  • Jane Tan

    \The government does not have all the answers and so must not impose the threat of punishment on those who entertain other or contrary ideas, labelling them as incorrect or the like\

    What punishment? >.> If its the one on Section 23, what is wrong with this? Every is pushing for freedom of information and transparency, but when it is offered with regards to this law, it is opposed? Biased much?

    \“Governments and authorities through history have been proven wrong now and then. Therefore, government must allow for the free play of competing ideas in the marketplace as a better guarantee of arriving at the truth, or better alternatives instead of simply imposing its own predetermined concepts,”\

    They’ve been debating on the issue for nearly 2 decades, isn’t that enough “competing ideas”? A vote was already called and a decision arrived at. That is how laws have been made ever since our Constitution was created. If you are going to use this as an argument, you are basically going against EVERY law that was created after the Constitution.

    \According to Alcantara, Section 23 (a) (1) “violates the guarantee of freedom of expression in prohibiting and penalizing speech not in accordance with state-mandated speech.”
    “With the preferred status given to the freedom of expression, it follows that it demands more from the government to justify any restriction placed on speech, such as the provision in the RH law prohibiting and penalizing, the dissemination of ideas or views which may be characterized as incorrect just because it does not conform to authorities’ ideas,”\

    Ah… tapos kung may namatay, ibibintang ninyo yung tao kasi hinde niya binigay yung tamang information? Tapos ibibintang nanaman ninyo yung RH Law kasi pinayagan nila ang paggamit ng contraceptives kahit may side-effects? Lol GG loophole for future petitions.

    \“Although no law should establish or promote any religion, the law should also accommodate the religious beliefs of individuals and not force them to act against their beliefs,” they said, noting the law disregarded the fact that majority of Filipinos were devout Catholics “who firmly believe in procreation and do not subscribe to the belief that pregnancies should be controlled or prevented.”\

    Double-edged argument. If we are to implement laws with consideration that “majority of Filipinos were devout Catholics”, then we would be establishing a law that promoted a specific religion, namely Catholicism. This argument, by itself, is going against the Constitution.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      You should come to the aid of RH LAW in the Supreme Court! Hahaha! Petitions has been filed in court…you better coach LAGMAN, PIA, HONTIVEROS, RINA DAVID on your views. they might need it. : ) 

      In time, watch your RH Law be declared unconstitutional!  : )

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        can you cite the “unconstitutional” part on the RH law?  cite also the article and section in the constitution

  • http://www.facebook.com/beng.atibo.3 Beng Atibo

    Si Kit Tatad parang si Oliver Lozano. Hindi na pinapansin. Hindi na pinag-aaksayahan nang panahon. Sayang lang ang oras mo kung papatulan mo pa.

    • okayayonip

      in-short para ng MAY-SAYAD….. i supposed it’s a karma, watch for others like enrile and erap. ultimately they will reap what they sow, just wait lang kayo kasi not all the time they could avail the stem cell therapy to keep their senility.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NV25ZPWMBDYFXEYR3AWQ43ZS5E Hein S

    TATAD CR@P, as usual.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FQQPZLNOMD2EBFTHSWOP6QGZWY Marshall

    TATAD..SAWSAWERONG PULPOL .

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AYITA5V33GYZSLC3G37UCVNTKA Ben

    Pro RH organizations should make a counter statement in the SC to protect the early gain we already achieved in the fight to help temper our population explosion and in turn protect the poor family especially the mothers who will bear the brunt of having a large family physically, mentally and economically…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EXFI4EUGM23PQ4FMQKLVH36OXI Jose

    Well, there’s another candidate I’ll know not to vote for.

  • vinzerx

    Seriously, no one’s forcing people to not follow natural planning with the RH Bill. Did these yahoos even bother to read the full text of the law before filing cases? Or are they simply desperate for the church’s blessing and/or plenary indulgence?

    • Jane Tan

      I doubt it. Hinde nga sila nahiya na yung mga pinapadala nila na claims sa SC ay nagpapakita na hinde nila binasa yung batas o kaya’y yung Constitution natin.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        baka ikaw ang di nagbasa ng batas!

        nabasa mo itong RA 4729? baka si lagman di rin binasa at yun mga kampon nyo!

  • PinayArtistinBoston

    I still remember you Kit Tatad with slightly quivering voice defending the imposition of martial law the day after it was declared. Overnight our rights as citizens were trampled and the human rights of the citizenry were constantly violated.  Democracy in our beloved country died.
     
    After three years under martial law my husband and I decided to leave with our two young children because we could not live under the dictatorial regime of Marcos and our children could not prosper when their young minds are not given the freedom to explore and think freely. We were fortunate that Canada was willing to accept us.
     
    You are so disingenuous in your argument here bordering on hypocrisy. There is no invasion of privacy or any violation of rights, it is simply giving everyone the freedom to choose. At your old age, you still don’t want to give the freedom of choice to everyone. 

    • Jane Tan

      Sigh. The definition of freedom in the Philippines is so convoluted that it can range anywhere from freedom of speech to imposition of beliefs. The problem is that it is so easy to influence a person into believing something they have yet to experience and know nothing about.

  • batangsulpok

    Akala siguro ni Tatad ay martial law pa na bawat sabihin niya ay masusunod pero matanda na siya at iba na ang generation ngayon, yun kayang mga apo niya ay di kaya nagpa-practice ng family planning?

  • jinx

    Garbage after garbage are piled up by anti-RH petitioners in the Supreme Court.  RH law restricting the freedom of speech?  Silly. It’s ironic, but sometimes adamant and arrogant people would stoop so low in their argument just to impose their twisted beliefs on others.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

      funny but angara, et al, never mentioned the specific portion of the RH law restricting freedom of speech…

      • jinx

        Because there never was, period.

  • Line Of Flight

    there is no constitutional right to a government license to practice a profession so if someone wants to exercise their right to free speech in disseminating false information or withholding important medical information from individuals, they ought to free themselves of the yoke of licensure and resign their license and speak as freely as they want.  they simply can’t  use their license as both a sword and a shield.

  • joshmale2004

    The Anti RH advocates should better ask their representatives to enact a bill to give them access to what they want. They can title the Bill – “Right to Unprotected Sex Bill or Right to Impregnate our Women Bill.” This way, both Anti and Pro RH will have 2 options to avail.

    • Jane Tan

      The Right to True Love Bill? Lmao. Oh wait, I meant, The Right to “True Love” Bill.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        Hahaha LMAO daw! Whatelse? WTF? FckAhol? BS?

        Familiar…ah txt messages ng DEMONYO pala to! 

        Wowoweeeee!!! What do you expect…dito din si DEMONYONG KABAYO kasama nila! eeeoooowww!!!

  • filipinaskoh

    Hay naku! 

    TATAD

    Running after media mileage! TOO PITIFUL!

    RHBILL LAW pa ang pinili mo! BUMANAT ka na lang sa ibang issue ung mapapag-usapan ang plataporma mo!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

     noting the law disregarded the fact that majority of Filipinos were devout Catholics “who firmly believe in procreation and do not subscribe to the belief that pregnancies should be controlled or prevented.”

    uhm, question lang…  which provision in the RH law madates that people will be FORCED to use contraceptive?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      Bata magbasa ka muna nag RH Law bago ka sumatsat! 

      …RH LAW distributes  contraceptives…contraceptives are against the LAW. 

      1. RA 4729 reads: “AN ACT TO REGULATE THE SALE, DISPENSATION, AND/OR DISTRIBUTION OF CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS AND DEVICES SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, partnership, or corporation, to sell, dispense or otherwise distribute whether for or without consideration, any contraceptive drug or device, unless such sale, dispensation or distribution is by a duly licensed drug store or pharmaceutical company and with the prescription of a qualified medical practitioner. 

      SECTION 2. For the purpose of this Act: (a) “Contraceptive drug” is any medicine, drug, chemical, or portion which is used exclusively for the purpose of preventing fertilization of the female ovum: and

      (b) “Contraceptive device” is any instrument, device, material, or agent introduced into the female reproductive system for the primary purpose of preventing conception. 

      SECTION 3. Any person, partnership, or corporation, violating the provisions of this Act shall be punished with a fine of not more than five hundred pesos or an imprisonment of not less than six months or more than one year or both in the discretion of the Court. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.”

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        tanda, pwede mo ba ipakita diyan sa ipinost mo kung saan nakalagay na PINUPUWERSA ang mga mamamayang pilipino na gumamit ng contraceptive?

        nagbasa ka ba bago ka sumatsat??  as i have posted:  which provision in the RH law madates that people will be FORCED to use contraceptive?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        lolo, di ka nga nagbasa na RH law mo ksi nagtatanong ka! andun yun. basahin mo! wag ka magpost dito na di mo binabasa yun RH LAW!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        eh ikaw pala hindi nagbabasa eh, asan nga dyan nakalagay na PINUPUWERSA ang mga tao na gumamit ng contraceptive?  hindi mo masabi dahil kahit sa pinost mo wala dun nakalagay na PINUPUWERSA ang mga tao na gumamit ng contraceptive!

        basahin mo muna post mo at ipakita mo dito kung alin portion dun nakalagay, hinahamon kita na ipakita mo.  wag ka magtago dyan sa baluktot mong katwiran na hindi ako nagbabasa.  kaya ako nagtatanong kasi walang nakalagay sa RH law na PINUPUWERSA ang mga tao na gumamit ng contraceptives.

        o hindi mo pa rin maintindihan?  sige hirit ka pa ng baluktot mong katwiran!  dahil wala ka maipapakita sa ipinost mo!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        hahaha! sayang yun name mo! di mo alam kung saan dun bata!

        anong gagawin mo pagpinakita ko sayo! wag lang basahin, intindihin mo ng maigi un nkasulat sa RH LAW! anak ng tipaklong!

        anong gagawin mo pagpinakita ko sayo! 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        sasambahin kita!  sige ipakita mo!

        ikaw, alam mo ba pinagsasasabi mo?  anong gagawin mo pag hindi mo maipakita?  kanina ka pa satsat ng satsat hindi mo maipakita?  delaying tactics ka?  palibhasa wala naman talaga!

      • Jarred Pulido

        Wag mo ng pautlan yan. mamaya tatawagin ka nyang demonyo at born again. may nakikita yan na di nakikita ng mga normal na tao. sayang oras mo dyan. di pa siguro nakakainom ng gamot nya.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        lol, salamat kabayan…  :-)

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        kabayan! olols! hahaha!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        wag patulan? hahaha…di ba makalusot? 

        whats your next bashing?

      • Jarred Pulido

        Whats yours?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        wala…kasi kayo lang naman mga kampon nagsisimula!

      • okayayonip

        juice me, para matapos na yan ay i-post mo na nga ang gusto mong ipaliwanag at i-underline mo kung nasaan ang “PINUPWERSA” na salita, tapos.
        kung hindi ay wlang katapusan ang bangayan nyo.

      • magiting78

        Bro tama ka, at sa tingin ko alam to ng mga mambabatas kaya nga gumawa sila ng isang batas n mag bibigay ng pahintulot sa pamahalaan.
        Hnd naman ata nalalagay s RA 4729 no Law shall be passed that against to this Law.
        Kung matatandaan mo merong isang kaso na inilatag si Meriam na magkasalungat pero mas nag prevail yung bagong batas.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        No LAW should be passed contradicting another existing LAW. That s the process. Anything of it, its unconstitutional! 

        Di nila yan na basa kasi lumang RA na yan. 1960’s pa ata yan. If they what, repeal this old law and have another new law! This is how its done! Constitution 101, 1st year college. 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      anak ng tipaklong, di ako diyos! yan ba natutunan mo sa pastor mo? 

      ito nalng. i hope you change your views when you read this in RH LAW. you stand to protect life by standing against RH LAW.

      The RH Law reads materially as follows: 

      a) “… hormonal contraceptives, intra ultrine devices, injectables and other… family planning products and supplies… shall be included in the regular purchase of ESSENTIAL MEDICINES and SUPPLIES of ALL national hospitals…”

      (Sec. 9) b) “The DOH shall procure, distribute to LGUs and monitor the usage of family planning supplies for the whole country. The DOH shall coordinate with all appropriate LGU bodies to plan and implement this procurement and distribution program. The supply and budget allotments shall be based on, among others, COST OF FAMILY PLANNING SUPPLIES.”

      (Sec. 10) Comments 3. Under RA 4729, the general rule is NOT TO DISTRIBUTE, while the exception is LIMITED DISTRIBUTION only by a duly licensed drug store or pharmaceutical company and with the prescription of a qualified medical practitioner. In other words, the general rule is NEGATIVE, while the exception is a limited POSITIVE. 

      4. The obvious ratio legis or reason for the law is that contraceptive drugs and devices the exclusive or primary purpose of which is:a) to prevent fertilization of the female ovum, orb) to prevent conception – during sexual union – defeats the COMMON GOOD, PUBLIC INTEREST, and PUBLIC MORALS. 

      5. Insofar as the COMMON GOOD is concerned, the law prohibits the artificial elimination of the PROCREATIVE PURPOSE of the sex act between the married couple contemplated by the civil law. 

      6. The implication is that natural birth regulation is allowed. 

      7. The law declares that, in general, PREVENTING CONCEPTION through artificial means is essentially WRONG or BAD. The prohibited act is malum in se. 

      8. Insofar as PUBLIC INTEREST is concerned, the law seeks to ensure and protect the constitutional existence of Filipino POSTERITY up to the remotest generation in the future. 

      9. Insofar as PUBLIC MORALS are concerned, the law upholds the inviolability of the social institution of marriage which legitimizes the natural union between man and woman. 

      10. What does the RH Law do? It REVERSES the ratio behind RA 4729.a) It allows the artificial elimination of the PROCREATIVE PURPOSE behind the sexual union of the married couple. It also encourages ILLICIT SEX by eliminating any possibility of conception. b) It subjects an incalculable number of Filipino POSTERITY to ANNIHILATION BY LEGISLATION.c) It violates the sanctity of marriage by ABETTING ILLICIT SEX without risk of parenthood, responsible or otherwise.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        so asan nga diyan nakalagay na PINUPUWERSA ang mga tao na gumamit ng contraceptive?  o kung hindi mo maintindihian, PINIPILIT ang mga tao na gumamit ng contraceptive?

        –  Insofar as the COMMON GOOD is concerned, the law prohibits the artificial elimination of the PROCREATIVE PURPOSE of the sex act between the married couple contemplated by the civil law. 

        eto ba ang provision na PUMUPWERSA o PUMIPILIT sa mga tao na gumamit ng contraceptive?  so ano ang nakalagay sa RH LAW na parusa sa mga mag asawa na hindi gagamit ng contraceptive?

        bakit hindi mo deretsahin?  anak ng tipaklong naman oo, yan ba ang turo ng mga kaparian mo?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        BULAG KA NGA LOLO! ITO —>(Sec. 9) b) “The DOH shall procure, distribute to LGUs and monitor the usage of family planning supplies for the whole country. The DOH shall coordinate with all appropriate LGU bodies to plan and implement this procurement and distribution program. 

      • Jarred Pulido

        Pinipilit ka ba ng Sec 9 b na yan na gumamit ng contraceptives?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        Bro…DOH will procure, distribute..government agency…bawal nga sabi ng RA 4729! 

        Read again! Satsat ng satsat naman kayo. Dalawa na kayo! Mahina talaga tornilyo!

        Dyan pa lang pag handle ng DOH bawal na! So mali yun RH LAW! Gets nyo!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        wag ka magda drugs, nakakasira talaga ng utak yan.  balik ka sa grade 1, mag aral ka ulit magbasa.  saka wag mo na ipilit yang baluktot mong pagkakaintindi, baka pati kapwa mo anti-rh eh masuka pa sayo.  hindi ka nakakatulong sa kanila!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        hello! whats ur point LOLO? running out of evil ideas? 

        pa coach ka sa pastor mo!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        ako ba ang bulag tanda?  nakalagay ba dyan na PIPILITIN ka ng gobyerno na gumamit ng contraceptive? 

        “The DOH shall coordinate with all appropriate LGU bodies to plan and implement this procurement and distribution program” – wala ako makita dito na PIPILITIN ng gobyerno na gumamit ng contraceptive ang mga tao.  take note:  PIPILITIN o PUPWERSAHIN, in english “FORCE”.  the RH law is still about your individual choice to use artificial or natural family planning method or not at all.  IT IS YOUR CHOICE.

        sagutin mo kasi ang tanon:  PINIPILIT ka ba ng RH law na gumamit ng contraceptive?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        1. RA 4729 reads: “AN ACT TO REGULATE THE SALE, DISPENSATION, AND/OR DISTRIBUTION OF CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS AND DEVICES SECTION 1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL for any person, partnership, or corporation, to sell, dispense or otherwise distribute whether for or without consideration, any contraceptive drug or device, UNLESS such sale, dispensation or distribution IS BY A DULY LICENSED drug store or pharmaceutical company and with the prescription of a qualified medical practitioner. 

        does this provision of the law FORCES people to use contraceptive?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        RA 4729 prohibits as it is unlawful…UNLESS such sale, dispensation or distribution IS BY A DULY LICENSED drug store or pharmaceutical company and with the prescription of a qualified medical practitioner. 

        See the limitation? See who are allowed only? Not even the government can distribute as the limitation is stated clearly!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        huh?  do you even understand that portion of the Law?  the provision clearly states that it is unlawfull for any other person escept duly licensed drug stores and medical practitioners.  the law makes it illegal for just anybody to distribute any drugs (with all due respect, all synthetic drugs can be dangerous to pregnancy, even paracetamol).  ibig sabihin, ang mga pipitsuging drug store dyan sa kanto hindi pwedeng basta basta magbenta.

        Not even the government can distribute – so this also includes government doctors because they are part of the government?

        what i originally asked is, where in the RH law will you see that people will be FORCED to use contraceptives?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        Bro…DOH will procure, distribute..government agency…bawal nga sabi ng RA 4729! 
        Read again! Satsat ng satsat naman kayo. Dalawa na kayo! Mahina talaga tornilyo!
        Dyan pa lang pag handle ng DOH bawal na! So mali yun RH LAW! Gets nyo!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M6UL2UG4OGTMCLSYGB5MVJ7USE InSearchOfTruth

        so PINIPILIT ka nga ng RH law na gumamit ng contraceptives?

        at wala bang licensed doctors ang DOH?  sigurado ka na walang lisensyadong doktor sa DOH?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        bata, wag kang tanong ng tanong na. malaki ka na. basahim mo maigi yun RA 4729!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        boo i see you

      • Crazy_horse101010

        arguing with him is like arguing with a tree except  the tree is smarter. he rants like this all the time. im trying to give him a one way ticket to hell

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        DEMONYONG KABAYO BUMALIK KA SA IMPIERNO!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        thats enough you have just been cursed no more hanky panky for you

      • magiting78

        Tanong ko lang cno ang nagbibigay ng License, hnd ba yung government agency natin?…Sa aking palagay kaya ginawa ang RH Bill para bigyan ng pahintulot ang pamahalaan n gawin ito. Hnd b pwd i-override yung lumang batas? As I remember merong isang argumento c Meriam sa gnitong kaso, at pinaboran sya ng SC.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        hahaha. gumawa sila ng RH LAW na di nagbabasa. D nila alam na meron RA 4729 na against sa contraceptives at yun paghawak ng govt agency dito!

      • magiting78

        Dre sa Pagkakaintindi ko naman hnd sha Ipinagbabawal ni reregualte lang ng RA4729 ang despensation, sale and distribution ng kahit sinong store or person, unless duly license sila. If the government will do so cguro pwd.
        “SECTION 1.    It shall be unlawful for any person, partnership, or corporation, to sell, dispense or otherwise distribute whether for or without consideration, any contraceptive drug or device, unless such sale, dispensation or distribution is by a duly licensed drug store or pharmaceutical company and with the prescription of a qualified medical practitioner. ” 
        Cguro ginawa to just to control abortion..pero kung prescribe sya ng duly lic doctors I think legal. I think kaya ginawa ang RH Bill para mag karoon ng legal basis ang pag distribute ng govt. kasi sa ngaun pwd ka lang bumili s mga drugstore pag may resita walang libre.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        go arrest someone

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        DEMONYONG KABAYO BUMALIK KA SA IMPIERNO!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        the only words you know parrot

      • http://www.facebook.com/killadajoker Denis Chanco

        YES THATS WHY EVERY WELL DEVELOPED COUNTRY HAS THE RH BILL..AND ALL YOU CAN SHOW IS POVERTY, OVERPOPULATION, 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        oh yeah! ganoon( slang accent) tohtoh-ohhh? 

        That argument is pathetic! Next! Toink!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        hey tionky your nightmare is coming, i talked to god and he said your mine he doesnt want hypocrites

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        DEMONYONG KABAYO BUMALIK KA SA IMPIERNO!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        i bet you wont talk to me that way when your in hell show me respect underling

      • Crazy_horse101010

        its funny when people rant about divorce and birth control and have no idea whats its about except what some childless old men tell. its like a chimp telling someone how to build a rocket

  • Crazy_horse101010

    i have to ask a question has anyone sat dpwn and figured out how people this country support 500 million i billion 10 billion. 20 million people born in 10 years 30 million or more born the next and it and increases every yearevery person takes more food land water etc.when the cpuntries run out of oil what wheres the overseas workers going . in case you dont know it the fishing industry is almost destroyed i know because i live in the middle. the soil is used up in the veggie gardens rice is imported so someone rational give me a number

    • chey peralta

      hey crazy horse,

      have you tried to figure out as well how would only 1million people would support themselves, if they don’t know how to value life?

      what would you prefer to have, a populated place yet have that respect, happiness and contentment in their faces?

      or would you rather live on a rich and exclusive place, wherein neighbors doesn’t even know each others name. people continuously trying to earn money to buy material stuff, fame, drugs and sex.

      which is important to teach young kids, to have sex or to respect life?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        dont ask him. DEMONYONG KABAYO yan!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        boo!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        DEMONYONG KABAYO BUMALIK KA SA IMPIERNO!

      • http://www.facebook.com/killadajoker Denis Chanco

        HOW IS HAVING TO MANY KIDS YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO TAKE CARE OF A GOOD THING?—HOW CAN YOU HAVE RESPECT IN AN OVER POPULATED PLACE WHEN PEOPLE ARE EATING FROM TRASH—-DONT EVEN TRY TO JUSTIFY LIVING IN POVERTY LIKE IT IS SMART OPTION..YOU ARE AN IDIOT—-

      • Crazy_horse101010

        i lived in a state that is bigger than the philippimnes and has 800000 people and we loved it clean water no garbage. when people met each other on the road waved we respected each very little crime no children begging. no children eating one meal a day. respect i ve been robbed cheated threathened. where i lived we didnt even lock our doors at night and no fences around our house there were mts and wildlife every where and  they didnt want more people because they wre happy the way they were

      • Crazy_horse101010

        meant to say here ive been robbed never once in america. the only neighbors i know here are the poor ones the rich ones walk around with their nose so high that cant go outside for fear of drowning. i have to haul people 50 kilometers to the hospital because their rich relatives let them sit there and die or their afraid someone will die in their car and haunt it, yeah a lot of respect shown

      • Crazy_horse101010

        the philippines leads the world in teen pregancies so i think the sex part is covered. have you ever been to america rural america if you would have been you dont have a clue this is what i see every day children with rat bites potbellied with worms children eating 1 meal a day hundreds of chilren who cant afford to go to school. ive had mothers wanting to give me their kids crying while they ask. there is no happiness or contentment here. just thousands of poor with no future period. go south of luzon the farther south you go the worse it is. oh i see more drugs here than anywhere ivee been

  • Crazy_horse101010

    ps dont say god will provide ireland was a strong catholic nation and god didnt provide for them during  the potato famine, millions died and parents were eating their dead kids there would have been millions more but america took them in that is why there is so many irish living in america..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      DEMONYONG KABAYO!

      • http://www.facebook.com/killadajoker Denis Chanco

        SWIM IN IGNORANCE SINCE YOU DONT HAVE A POINT TO MAKE–BACK TO THE KITCHEN PEASANT..

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        Just like your pastor, parang kang kabote. 

        Eneng, matagal nako nagpopost dito! At alam ko galaw ng alagang DEMONYONG KABAYO mo!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        i want you i have a special place in hell for you. oh do you play bridge stalin mao and hitler need a foursome haw haw haw smoke and brimstone

  • boi skater

    When is this nonsense going to stop? The church can’t make
    laws in this democratic country. The people through their representatives
    (Congress and Senate) and executive (President) have already approved the
    RH-bill into law. Enough of this nonsense already.

    • 2rey3

      When has being pro life, pro family, pro poor  and pro Filipino been nonsense? To oppose a law which mandates sex education for 9 year old pupils nonsense?? You must be something..

      • http://www.facebook.com/killadajoker Denis Chanco

        since when has having to many children you cannot afford to take care of a goodthing?..sex education..thats why its called education–so children as young as twelve years old–dont have kids–till they graduate college..so people would know that giving a child a better life is the number one goal for every responsible parent—DO YOU GET IT NOW?..NOW BACK TO THE KITCHEN AND CLEAN SOMETHING PEASANT

      • okayayonip

        quiet ka nalang, nasusupalpal ka tuloy ni denis….heheheh

  • wakats

    All petitioners, except samson alcantara, are sincere and driven by their beliefs that the RH law is legally infirmed and contrary to the constitutional mandate for freedoms of speech and choice.

    On the other hand, alcantara is a senatorial candidate and obviously wants to ride on these petitions to win the support of the Catholic Church and the faithfuls, free of charge….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

    Go go go! Goodness flourish eternally. Fighting for truth, fighting for life. RH Law will be declared unconstitutional in due time!

    • http://www.facebook.com/killadajoker Denis Chanco

      no it wont..maybe in your uneducated dreams

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        Hahaha…wait and see!  

        1. RA 4729 reads: “AN ACT TO REGULATE THE SALE, DISPENSATION, AND/OR DISTRIBUTION OF CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS AND DEVICES SECTION 1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL for any person, partnership, or corporation, to sell, dispense or otherwise distribute whether for or without consideration, any contraceptive drug or device, UNLESS such sale, dispensation or distribution IS BY A DULY LICENSED drug store or pharmaceutical company and with the prescription of a qualified medical practitioner. 

        RA 4729 prohibits as it is unlawful…UNLESS such sale, dispensation or distribution IS BY A DULY LICENSED drug store or pharmaceutical company and with the prescription of a qualified medical practitioner. 

        See the limitation? See who are allowed only? Not even the government can distribute as the limitation is stated clearly!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        who cares babble babble your the only limitation that i see

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        DEMONYONG KABAYO BUMALIK KA SA IMPIERNO!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        tsk tsk what a way to talk to your master

    • antiscam

      Dream on boy…..

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        hahaha…where here? Let your pastor dream! PEKENG RELIHiYON!

      • antiscam

        here where??? Pastor???Pekeng Relihiyon???what the hell are you talking about? My Catholic credentials are based more than by faith alone but also by blood coz my great grandfather is a Friar of the Dominican Order. Assigned i the Archdiocese of Cebu year 1880. The fact remains that RH is still a law. Sorry no Restraining Order as of now. And I hope there never will. I just care too much for the welfare of our people and coutry that’s why I’m Pro-RH even if my Bishops tell me that i should be anti-RH.

    • Crazy_horse101010

      you wouldnt know the truth if it  hit you in the azz

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

        hahaha…you know how to talk? Kala ko ka demonyohan lang ang mga lumalabas sayo! 

        Sabi mo TRUTH? I hope you ll not burned when you say that! hahaha! 

        See for yourself, PEKE yun pananampalataya mo! PEKENG PEKE! 

      • Crazy_horse101010

        your funny as the demon we will see burns  i not  the burnee im the burner the day of judgement is coming bring a shovel

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OHOD5EA75DBBUH53UKLRXRK764 Mang Teban

    If a Filipino questions a law and files a petition to recall the law with the Supreme Court on grounds that are found in the Constitution, then the right of that Filipino to be heard must be respected. But, the avalanche of protests range from an attack on the person of the petitioner to a repeated attack on the Catholic Church. Why don’t we just wait for the SC to decide what it will do with the petitions filed? All these hullabaloo have no bearing on what the SC justices will decide.

    If the question of right to exercise of faith (religion) enshrined in the Constitution is the issue, why should it not be a valid legal ground to question the RH law? Let the SC justices debate among themselves if this right has been violated.

    If the pro-RH law supporters are offended by the petitions, can they not understand if the anti-RH law supporters have been offended by the RH law? The contraception-minded bunch has no monopoly of being offended. The passage of the RH law in a dramatic (but predictable) twist on 3rd reading was undoubtedly anomalous and only the patently ignorant would claim that it was above board. The president sent his shock troops (Cabinet members) sitting in the gallery in a shameful show of force and the black propagandists continue up to this day to malign the Catholic clergy. 

    How can one say that the Catholics are not offended? Filipino Catholics were driven to the wall to accept a falsehood that maternal deaths can be stopped by contraception when the problem is one of government neglect to equip public hospitals with competent health personnel, sufficient medicines, and required equipment to render quality health care services pregnant women need.

    How can one say that the Catholics are not offended? Edcel Lagman and his cohorts claiming to be Catholics “proudly” argued that the Church must respect the State when the matter of feminine right to choose to be pregnant or not is a decision of the State purportedly to protect their reproductive health. What was unfortunately not given much emphasis in the House debates was the right of the unborn. Firstly, the right to choose to be pregnant or not is NOT the State’s decision. The woman has the sole right to that. Secondly, the right of the unborn is the crux of the RH law. Why was this not discussed? The pro-RH representatives smartly deflected this matter and dominated the debates. Instead, the debates focused on religion and the doctrine of separation of Church and State. The right of the unborn was forgotten. Many contraceptive pills are known to be abortive and, thus, endangers the presence of a human life already existing upon conception. Again, the pro-RH representatives wisely manipulated the debates to insist that life begins in later stages other than saying when “egg cell meets sperm cell” (conception which is what the Catholics believe in as doctrine in the Church). Catholics are offended by the brush-off to make a definition of life to begin and Congress kept hammering on “overpopulation”, “hunger”, “poverty”, “irresponsible couples”, “safe and satisfying sex life” BUT NEVER ON THE RIGHT OF THE UNBORN whose life begins on conception, not some later stage as formation of the embryo, fertilization, etc.= all of these are unseen by the naked eye or even by the most powerful microscope. Scientists admit that conception which is the beginning of life (egg meeting sperm) cannot be determined by science. Mothers themselves cannot determine when they become pregnant not until their 3rd-4th week from last menstruation.

    On a hindsight, the truth is this – the pro-RH representatives backed up by the foreign manufacturers of condoms and pills launched a well-funded nationwide campaign to make Filipinos believe that majority of our people favor contraception using a tainted surveys of sorts coupled by relentless attacks on the Catholic Church helped by press people and columnists.

    • Jarred Pulido

      All your are saying are old talking points of the anti-rh. The debate is over and it took over a decade to pass this law. Next time a bill comes to congress select the one who is going to defend your positions. I would suggest tito sotto. He is a good liar and and a bad actor. The biggest problem of your  achaic talking points that your version of the truth is the only truth as Fr. Joel Tabora SJ and yes he is a Jesuit, that you and your ilk are theological bullies short of calling you catholic talibans. If you say are not, then you are a liar. You showed contempt  who posted and qouted cardinal Martini of milan. And  to qoute one of the most conservative cardinals today,  Cardinal Joachim Meisner of Cologneon on emergency rape cases ” Meisner said some prevent fertilization and could be used in rape cases”. Key words “prevent fetilization” not abortion on contraceptives.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OHOD5EA75DBBUH53UKLRXRK764 Mang Teban

        Jarred Pulido:

        Once more, you continue
        to sidetrack the issue. This RH law or any law for that matter can be
        questioned later on after it gone through the law-making process. No amount of
        time prevents a Filipino to question a law on an issue of public policy and
        harmful consequences during implementation of that law. If you did not know
        that, that is why you made a knee-jerk reaction again.

         

         

        Instead of looking at
        the points in my comments, you attack me on your usual inflammatory remarks
        calling names and utterly showing disregard for other people’s rights to speak.
        You also bring out cases of cardinals or whoever they are who speak against the
        Church in your argument. Why should you expect me to side with you and those
        who make anti-Church comments?

         

         

        If you disagree with me,
        is it not proper for you to respond point by point or simply keep your views to
        yourself?

        If you are not a
        Catholic, is it not polite for you to back off because you are only inciting to
        show your disdain to my faith?

        I am not about to be
        brought to a useless argument with someone who is fixated to make personal
        attacks. 

      • Crazy_horse101010

        been insulting any women lately 

      • Jarred Pulido

        Again your points are old talking points of the anti-RH and has been debated in congress and answered. You put it in this forum like the lies put by tito sottoand  that these were not answered.  I am not saying you are not allowed to say it here. I am contradicting the falseness of your post. I hope you can find the wisdom to accept that you taken a position on the the ultra conservative side of the church. And I am taking a moderate one same as the majority of catholics in PH. Yes majority.

        And to qoute Fr. Joel Tabora SJ “The feeling is: people are being strangled by this truth. Their reaction: Stop the holier-than-thou discourse, the theological bullying, the magisterial declarations, not because what you have said may not have been important, but because what you have said, you have said over and over and over again. Now, you are a broken record.

        Emphasis on “your a broken record”

      • okayayonip

        good job, go go go, mas marami kang alam kesa sa akin….at atleast hindi ka ipokrito at lalong hindi ka na-brainwashed ng mag pari at obispo na mali naman ang itinuturo sa mga miembro na sunod lang ng sunod at hindi man lang mag-aral ng Biblya kung ayos ang sinusunod nila, katunayan ang nakasulat ay ‘sundin dapat ang sinalita ng Diyos at hindi ng sinalita ng tao’, meron namang Biblya meron pa silang kung ano-anong dogma o dokrina na gawa naman ng tao. isang halimbawa: daang taon o libo na yata pinaniwala tayong meron daw PURGATORYO at namatay daw ng may kasalanan ay dito mapupunta at hindi sa langit ngunit sa patuloy na pagmimisa at pananalangin ay mawawala ang kasalanan at tatanggapin na sa itaas. ang papa ngayon ay nagpahayag na wala talagang purgatoryo (mag-research sa catholic official papers). ginamit lang pala eto para kumita ng pera siempre wala namang libreng pamisa, padasal. mag-aral po kayo ng katotohanan at hindi sa bulag na taga-akay.

  • Rolly257

    Si Tatad na tuta ni Marcos, nag-iingay pa rin hanggang ngayon. Lahat ng batas ni Marcos okey sa kanya, pag demokratikong batas, hindi na pwede.

  • fernan107

    tatad go to helll..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      hahaha…baka ikaw mauna dun! 

      • Bayang_magiliw

        Lucifer ikaw ba yan? Sige kuhanin mo na si Tadtad, Enrile, Binay, Erap at ang lahat ng UNA. Isama mo na ang mga Arroyo, Chavit at Marcoses. Tiyak maisasakatuparan ang “daang maganda”.

      • Magsasaka

         anak ng pari hehehe, nanay mo madre, isang bunga ng karumdal dumal na pagkakasala

  • jose dizon

    It appears that we are still in the journey of the so called “Age of Reasons”. Could this be not a by-product of the original sin? When we pray the “Öur Father”,  we pray for the kingdom of OUR Father to come precisely because after the original sin was committed we continuously establish and develop our “reasons” that divided us like persons engaged in games of chance! Thus in the prayer of the OUR FATHER we further pray that OUR Father should be the one to lead us. And so given with the present scenario today where it appears that the age of reasons continue to control our decisions, our future will always be tainted with hardship (punishment) notwithstanding the          ” Bright Minds” that would want to be like “ÖUR FATHER”. COME TO THINK OF IT!

  • joeybg

    Buhay pa rin pala itong si Tatad na numero unong kawatan din na Tuta ng mga Marcos.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    Sa palagay mo kaya Kit ay makakakuha ka ng catholic vote sa ginawa mo?
    Even though, talo ka pa rin. Swerte ka na kung ikaw ay pumasok sa 15th spot.

  • jinx

    Sampung taon ng pinagdedebatihan, at di pa rin makaka-move on itong mga trying hard catholics tulad ni Tatad na miembro pala ng Opus Dei.  Kung talagang fair kayo sa laban, hayaan niyo munang mapatunayan ng RH law ang layunin nito.  Kungsabagay, ngayong dalwang buwan ng naipatupad RH law, wala namang insidenteng nagpapatunay na talamak na ang imoralidad.   Ganun pa rin ang buhay, nagkakaroon nga lang ng oportunidad ang mga tao sa tamang health care.  Ayaw lang tumanggap ng pagkatalo ng mga MATATANDANG PILIPINONG LALAKI sa lipunan natin.  Akala mo sila ang manganganak!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

      Just wait…its coming. RH Law will be declared by Supreme Court as unconstitutional!

      • jinx

        Pray harder my friend, baka sakaling magkatotoo ang panaginip mo.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        so is the second coming of christ we will see who gets here first

      • patrickinca

         iyan din ang sabi ninyo noon na hindi papasa ang bill na iyan..you people are starting to sound like a broken record

      • Magsasaka

         hindi mangyayari mga sinasabi mo kasi sumasamba ka sa kahoy at bato hehehe

  • panhase

       Really, I don´t understand their line of argumentation anymore. “the state cannot invade the privacy of the married couple”, fine. I will support that. But where in the Rh-law is it written that the state would do that?
      A married couple can do in their privacy anything they like, I do subscribe to this idea. Nobody , as in NOBODY (yes, I do speak about the Catholic Church now) has the right to invade their privacy or the privacy of any other persons for that matter.
      They are opening an argument on something that does not exist. Nobody wants to invade the privacy of a couple. It´s like saying that the Rh-bill is unconstitutional because the moon is not made of cheese. It´s not written in the Rh-law that the moon is made of cheese as it is nowhere written in the law that any person would invade the privacy. 
      It´s like a comedy festival now.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZHZM2FBNMXAKU6BSP24VH5W7GE Jose

    Here comes tatad , saying the RH law is anti god. So he is pro god. Was he already pro god during the time of Marcos and enrile when citizens were arrested, tortured and killed at their whims. He was a minister of the Marcos govt. at that time.
    He does not have the credibility and personality to say anything against the RH law.

    • tonyoks

      i remember he was the information minister…heralding the greatness of marcos evilness sort of like the information minister ni adolf hitler na si josef goebels…the man who stated “telling them people lies and lies and lies will make them believe they are hearing the truth….”

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZHZM2FBNMXAKU6BSP24VH5W7GE Jose

    The RH law is already a law. All your comments for and against is getting nowhere, except to increase your broadband mileage. However, it is good exercise for the mind. Lets just hope you keep ur cool and control your blood pressure. Dying for or against the RH law is no assurance you will go to heaven. For all you know, there might already be a RH law in heaven..

  • investor888

    Carry On ! Kayo ang mga dapat Huwaran ng ating mga kabataan na magtataguyod ng isang mataas na moralidad na lipunan.Kayo ang ating kinabukasan ng ating Kabataan na sana manaig sa mga kasamaan ng ating lipunan o immoralidad sa ating bayan!

    • patrickinca

       and that includes the 30% pregnant teens?

    • okayayonip

      bakit hindi ka kaya pumunta sa quiapo at ipunin ang mga batang gala at pakainin mo nga tatlong beses maghapon, alam mo halos lahat iyon ay katoliko at katabi lang ng quiapo church. sabihin mo sa akin meron bang lumabas kahit minsan sa mga pari doon at pinatulog at binigyan ng mga pagkain ang mga batang nagugutom sa labas. sa ibang sekta hindi nila pinababayaan ang mga kapatid nila sa paniniwala.

  • okayayonip

    TATAD…..ano po ang naging papel ninyo noong martial law? huwag kang magmalinis at gamitin ang ngalan ng Dios, humingi ka na ba ng tawad sa mga pilipino? dapat huwag na po kayong lumabas sa publiko kasi wala naman po kayong credibilidad at dignidad sa naging papel ninyo noong paghahari nina marcos, imelda, enrile at iba pang kaluluwa.

  • okayayonip

    tatad kahit anak ka ng labandera sa marikina pero matalino ka at ginamit mo ang talinong iyan sa mabuting paraan mapapalapit ka sa Dios.

  • w33k3nd3r

    1. Tatad assisted in the reading of the declaration of Martial Law upon the Philippines during Marcos’ time.

    2. Tatad divided the upper house when it was time to vote to either open the envelope containing documents that would further the impeachment trial against Erap or not.

    Tatad has always been on the wrong side of the fence.

    And he is still now.

  • mulanay

    Itong Kit Tatad at Alan Paguia na ‘to walang magawang matino sa buhay. Parehas silang nagpasubo kay Erap. Bumaliktad si Tatad kontra kay Marcos pagkatapos kumampi ulit noong naglayasan ang mga karamihan sa mga sumusuporta kay Marcos.

  • Yobhtron

    Nagpapapansin na naman si ex-Senatong Tatad.  Huwag nating iboto ang kumag, tatadtarin lang tayo niyan sa pangungurakot.  Miyembro yan ng RCC mafia na Opus Dei. At walang nagawang mabuti yan sa bansa natin. IBASURA SI TATAD! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/killadajoker Denis Chanco

    it is amazing how this cbcp puppets always refuse change..their vision of good quality life for their citizens are , children eating from garbage..thousands of street children in the street..people living in poverty for generations–this is why education is very important..it show were your at..where your supposed to be…and where youre heading…travel and see for yourself…its will cure stupidity and ignorance..

  • http://www.facebook.com/killadajoker Denis Chanco

    since when did having to many kids you cannot afford to take of a good thing?..you should be thrown in jail for it..put a stop .. irresponsible parents dragging their children to an eternal life of poverty..what a shame..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XVVCOAZXYTPN2X3IPFCFDSKFM Melvin

    “One of the arguments they raised (the Tatad couple and Paguia) in opposing the RH law was that the State cannot invade the privacy of married couples “in their exercise of their most intimate rights and duties to their respective spouses. . ”

    Pasensiya na po hindi ako abogado, pero ang pagkakaalam ko ay hindi naman yung terminong “invade” ang sinasabi ng RH Bill. Ang pagkakalam ko ay tuturuan ang mag-asawa  kung paano magplano ng pamilya. Papipiliin din sila kung ano ang gusto nila, kung yung sa natural na paraan o sa pamamagitan ng contraceptives… Pambihira! Lahat na ng argumento ay paulit-ulit at paulit-ulit ng pinagdebatehan sa kongreso at senado. Ano pa ba ang pinagpuputok ng butse nila? … Ang mahalaga lalo yung mahihirap nating kababayan ay gusto rin nilang konti lang din ang kanilang anak dahil sa hirap ng buhay. Alam nilang hindi nila mabibigyan ng sapat na edukasyon at disenteng buhay ang kanilang anak kung ito ay dadami… Siguro naman kahit ang Diyos ay hindi niya gustong makita na ang kanyang mga nilalang lalo na ang mga paslit na wala pang kamuwangan sa mundo ay magdanas agad ng hirap at gutom sa kanilang murang idad… Mga tuta ng simbahan… esep-esep… 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    senator tatad na ito nag papansin lang miyembro ito ng cbcp bishops na gus2 mag parami ng batang hubo! cbcp bishops brain wash pilipinos to be idiot and stupid cbcp bishops RADICAL terrorist!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NV25ZPWMBDYFXEYR3AWQ43ZS5E Hein S

    TATAD = CRAP

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