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The Supreme Court decision on the RH Law

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Duty to refer. Some provisions of the Reproductive Health Law commonly mandate that a hospital or a medical practitioner immediately refer a person seeking health care and services under the law to another accessible healthcare provider despite their conscientious objections based on religious or ethical beliefs.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Pitfalls of ‘obiters’

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While  obiter  dicta  give the opportunity to individual justices to elucidate their personal views or even stress submissions which may have been sidetracked or jettisoned, obiters have the tendency to detract from or be mistaken for the  ratio  decidendi.   Obiter  dictum  literally means “by the way.” It is a side comment which has no […]

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Can government promote natural family planning?

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The recent Supreme Court decision on the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 has charted a middle ground. On one hand, the Court ruled that the law was “not unconstitutional.” On the other hand, it struck down provisions that would have infringed on freedom of conscience. How then should the law be implemented, while respecting the freedom of choice of couples?

Posted: May 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A changed society

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There are some major changes occurring in this society that could make it a quite different one. Not just steps forward, but changes.

Posted: May 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Why RH decision is cheered by both sides

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As soon as the Supreme Court decision (Imbong vs Ochoa, April 8, 2014) on the RH Law (Republic Act No. 10354) was announced, both the petitioners and the respondents instantly burst out with cheers of victory.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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