Quantcast
Home » RH law You are browsing entries tagged with “RH law”

The Supreme Court decision on the RH Law

By

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’

By

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?

By

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

By

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

By

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 »

Advertisement

News

  • 3 dead, 22 hurt in La Union road accident
  • Signal No. 1 up in 5 areas as ‘Mario’ shifts path–Pagasa
  • ‘Mario’ gains strength, rains to fall over Bicol, Eastern Visayas
  • NYPD: Hate crimes up against Muslim, Jewish people
  • ‘Justified abortion’ urged
  • Sports

  • Lions trounce Pirates, nail Final 4 berth
  • Ateneo’s Ravena, NU’s Bernardino bag MVP awards
  • More FEU questions on ‘protest’
  • Unbeaten US boxer joins Pacquiao camp
  • PH flag-raising today at Asiad Village
  • Lifestyle

  • Love for books + learning = way to fight poverty
  • American-style hot dogs in Filipino flavors–and inside a casino
  • Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan’s pinipig cookies
  • ‘Better, simpler, cheaper’–hypermarket gets a reboot
  • Italian fare now cooking in a Batangas town
  • Entertainment

  • 2 Filipinos win in Harlem
  • Deniece Cornejo to be freed soon as court signs release order
  • Victor cooks up a storm in the kitchen and on screen
  • ‘Can’t Stop’ CNBLUE in Manila
  • Delicious duels in ‘Donut Showdown’
  • Business

  • Davao region ‘charms’ at China trade fair
  • US stocks hit record as Fed holds to easy-money policy
  • Asia’s billionaires see fastest wealth growth–report
  • Taiwan food imports with ‘gutter oil’ recalled
  • ‘Remove excise tax on gold of small-scale miners’
  • Technology

  • Drag queens dress down Facebook over names
  • Are journalists equipped with the right skills?
  • Number of websites explodes past a billion (and counting)
  • New Apple mobile software arrives Wednesday
  • Internet service getting faster, telcos tell Senate
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, September 18, 2014
  • Out of the shadows
  • National need must dominate
  • Ambivalence
  • Proponents of GM rice ignore the risks
  • Global Nation

  • All For Patricia band is rocking Fil-Am watering holes in SF Bay Area
  • US labor officials vow to protect workers’ wages regardless of immigration status
  • Nominations for Migration Advocacy and Media Awards now being accepted
  • DFA monitors Filipino Isis recruits
  • First ‘Dancing for Your Health’ event in San Francisco
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement