Philippines divided over reproductive health policies

Fox, Thomas C.
April 2010
National Catholic Reporter;4/2/2010, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p5
The article reports on the issue of reproductive health policies during the national and local elections set on May 10, 2010 in Philippines. According to the Catholic Bishops, it would not be morally permissible to opt for candidate who support reproductive health policies and anti-family policies. Presidential candidate Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. supports the Reproductive Health and Population and Development Act of 2009. However, Senator Manuel Villar opposed to the said health bill.


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