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CBCP vows to uphold sacredness of life

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Archbishop Socrates Villegas. FILE PHOTO

As the country celebrates Easter Sunday, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines is exhorting Filipinos to renew their faith in the doctrine of the resurrection of the body and to be good stewards of health.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

When does life begin? 3 justices leave it to experts

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The Supreme Court declined calls by both the petitioners for and those against the reproductive health (RH) law to settle the contentious question of when life begins, saying that this was something for medical scientists and ethicists to decide.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

RH law now in effect–SC

The government may now implement the portions of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RH) Law that the Supreme Court has declared to be constitutional.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t can’t force public on birth control measure – SC

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Advocates of the Reproductive Health law mounted a vigil in front of the Baguio courthouse of the Supreme Court on Monday (Apr. 7) in anticipation of a ruling on the constitutionality of the RH law.  PHOTOS BY EV ESPIRITU/ INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

The government cannot force the public to follow its prescribed birth control measure to stop the country’s swelling population, the Supreme Court said in its decision declaring that the Reproductive Health Law is not unconstitutional.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Santiago urges RH law supporters to appeal SC Ruling

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Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is urging advocates of Reproductive Health (RH) law to file a motion for reconsideration on the eight provisions of the law that were struck down by the Supreme Court.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC ruling stirs more RH debate

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Advocates of the Reproductive Health Law waited for more than a day for the Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of the RH law, and as the court sat en banc at its summer courthouse in Baguio on Tuesday (April 8), actress Giselle Toengi found time to shoot a selfie with the crowd. This was moments before the court decided that the law was constitutional, and the purple crowd went wild. Some broke into tears.  PHOTO BY EV ESPIRITU/ INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

The Supreme Court has lifted the status quo ante (SQA) order it issued last July on the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RH) law but lawyers are still debating whether or not the law can be immediately implemented.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC should have upheld entire RH law, says Santiago

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Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court should have upheld the eight provisions of the Reproductive Health Law that it struck down as unconstitutional, pro-RH law Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago said Wednesday.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay: Filipinos can now move on from ‘divisive’ RH law

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Vice President Jejomar Binay INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay is confident that the Supreme Court’s decision, declaring the Reproductive Health (RH) law constitutional, will now put to rest the issue that has been dividing the country.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No stopping RH law once SC ruling is promulgated

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PURPLE TEAM FOR RH LAW.  Supporters of the reproductive health (RH) law stage a candle vigil at a compound in Baguio City on Monday where Supreme Court justices are expected to deliberate on whether to lift the suspension of the controversial RH law.  EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

The order stopping the implementation of Republic Act 10354 or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 will be lifted once the Supreme Court’s decision has been promulgated.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pia Cayetano yet to decide whether to appeal SC ruling on RH law

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Senator Pia Cayetano. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Advocates of the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) law that was declared constitutional by the Supreme Court have yet to decide whether or not to appeal the eight provisions of the law stricken down by the high court, Senator Pia Cayetano said on Wednesday.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC ruling on RH law: Win-win

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PURPLE BONDING.  Supporters of the reproductive health law whoop it up outside the Supreme Court compound in Baguio City moments before the tribunal declared Republic Act No. 10354, or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012, “not unconstitutional.”  EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

There was jubilation on both sides. Cheers from pro-reproductive health (RH) law advocates who wore purple rang out in front of the Supreme Court building here when the tribunal’s spokesperson announced Tuesday that the high court had unanimously declared the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 “not unconstitutional.”

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

CBCP: Law truly watered down

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Opponents of the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) law react in front of the supreme court's summer residence in Baguio City on April 8, 2014, after the court declared it as not unconstitutional.  AFP PHOTO

Both camps—the red shirts (anti-reproductive health law) and the purple shirts (pro-RH law)—claimed victory after the Supreme Court announced that the law was constitutional, except for provisions that penalize health workers, religious facilities or government employees who refuse to enforce it.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Santiago on RH decision: It’s ‘triumph of reason over superstition’

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Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago

While ecstatic over the Supreme Court’s decision that declared the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) law constitutional, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago threw her support behind any move to file a motion for reconsideration (MR) on several provisions that were struck down by the court.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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