#RHBill - updates

Rappler's latest stories on #RHBill


Delaying RH bill puts women at risk - HRW

Mar 20, 2013 - 8:19 AM

4 months is a long time for an interim order the human rights group says

WOMEN AT RISK. HRW respect the Philippine judicial system but says delaying the implementation of the RH puts women and girls 'at risk.' File photo by AFP

Lagman: Priests violated confession secrecy rule

Mar 17, 2013 - 2:37 PM

Albay Rep Edcel Lagman said some priests violated the secrecy of the sacrament of confession in a bid to revive the fight against the Reproductive Health law

RAPPLER/File photo

2012 in photos: Tragedy, triumph, and ridiculously photogenic people

Jan 06, 2013 - 8:34 PM

Start2013Right and look back at the photographs that captured the crazy year that was 2012

Women defend 'safe and satisfying sex' phrase in RH bill

Dec 18, 2012 - 8:38 AM

What s so scandalous about wanting safe and satisfying sex?

Yay or nay? Netizens react to #RHBill

Dec 17, 2012 - 11:05 PM

How did you react when Congress passed the RH bill?

Stop RH Bill, cardinal tells lawmakers

Dec 17, 2012 - 10:54 AM

Vidal said that faithful lawmakers should follow the law of God

STOP THE RH BILL, Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal tells lawmakers. Photo from his Facebook page

Photo wRap: Les Miserables x Vogue, awkward photos, #RHBill

Nov 25, 2012 - 4:00 PM

Cultural differences strong women in legislature and an adorable baby turkey that and more in Rappler s photo wRap for November 18 24 2012

Why compromise on RH bill? Lagman explains

Sep 08, 2012 - 1:35 PM

RH bill sponsor Edcel Lagman thinks enough amendments have already been introduced to the bill

Sotto on RH bill: 'I want this out of my hair'

Sep 03, 2012 - 5:04 PM

Sotto denies delaying voting on the RH bill saying he also wants it out of my hair

Belmonte to anti-RH solons: Stop privilege speeches

Aug 20, 2012 - 11:57 AM

I’ll be conducting a private dialogue with my colleagues who are against the passage of the RH measure for us to set ground rules says Belmonte

#TalkThursday: RH Bill: Facts and fallacies

Aug 16, 2012 - 8:45 PM

Rappler talks to Democratic Socialist Women of the Philippines DSWP chairperson and RH Bill advocate Elizabeth Angsioco

Tool vs RH bill: Privilege speeches

Aug 15, 2012 - 10:12 PM

For two days in a row critics of the RH bill killed time by delivering privilege speeches

Soc Villegas, autism and the challenges of parenthood

Aug 15, 2012 - 4:59 PM

If I were given the opportunity to offer up what’s left of my life just to guarantee that Timmy will have his I would do so in one final heartbeat

THE AUTHOR WITH WIFE Sharon, Timmy and Kiara when they were still in Manila

LIVE BLOG: the #RHBill at the House of Representatives

Aug 15, 2012 - 4:37 PM

Live blog of the House of Representatives August 15 session

#RHbill authors list 10 'acceptable' amendments

Aug 15, 2012 - 12:29 PM

The list includes proposed amendments by President Aquino

Anti-RH solons win round 1 in House

Aug 14, 2012 - 9:50 PM

Under the rules of the House the leadership is forced to entertain privilege speeches

Pro-RH bill solons agree to delete controversial provisions

Aug 14, 2012 - 3:03 PM

The House of Representatives begins the crucial stage the period of amendments

Tweets on God's 'wrath' over RH bill

Aug 07, 2012 - 1:22 PM

Netizens on the rain God s wrath and the RH bill

Flooded street near Santa Mesa dam. Twitter photo by @GlennMalangit

More contraception, less corruption?

Aug 05, 2012 - 7:50 PM

Contraception leads to less corruption says a health consultant who disputes the CBCP claim

Llamas: Contraception is not corruption

Aug 05, 2012 - 3:56 PM

The presidential adviser says the claim by the Catholic Church rosses the line into impropriety

Resisting the wave of progress

Aug 05, 2012 - 2:24 PM

The Philippines needs the RH Bill to control its population growth and allow development

UN weighs in on RH Bill

Aug 05, 2012 - 12:14 PM

The Philippines will reverse gains in development goals if RH Bill not passes says the UN a day after Catholics rallied against the proposed law

Catholic nuns join some 7000 protesters during an anti reproductive health (RH) bill rally at a Catholic shrine in Manila on August 4, 2012. Philippine nuns and priests led thousands of Catholics in a protest in Manila against a proposed law that would provide free contraceptives in a bid to curb population growth. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

Scared? Parties won't take stand on RH bill

Aug 02, 2012 - 8:00 AM

It has become a local matter to many because of the pressure from the religious community says NP Rep Jesus Crispin Remulla

Palace on RH bill: Vote for nation’s future

Aug 01, 2012 - 5:22 PM

The Palace says lawmakers must not think of the elections but the nation s future in voting on the RH bill

Church says it has 140 votes against RH bill

Aug 01, 2012 - 1:24 AM

The House of Representatives will vote Tuesday next week on whether or not to end debates and move to the second phase