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MANILA, Philippines - In the wee hours of the morning on Thursday, December 13, social media was still buzzing with activity.
The reason? After 14 years, the controversial Reproductive Health Bill was finally being put to a vote in the House of Representatives. Past 2am Thursday, the House approved the bill on second reading with a vote of 113-104, moving it one step closer to becoming a law.
Politicians and celebrities expressed their reactions on Twitter.
Netizens also stayed up for the historic vote, and here's what they had to say:
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