The full implementation of the RH law can be expected by November 30, once the FDA certifies that the contraceptives to be distributed by the DOH are non-abortifacient
Using the hashtag #Yes2RH, upload selfies on your Facebook and Twitter accounts from March 28 until April 8 in support of the reproductive health law
Belmonte warns the decision on the case 'would have deep and far-reaching implications for the country'
'[The Pope] did not rebuff the strong opposition to contraception, abortion or homosexual marriage. He just set it on proper grounding'
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno cautions an anti-RH lawyer against questioning the wisdom of lawmakers. Get 'people who think like you elected' first, she says.
The essence of the RH law can be argued and justified using hard, empirical data
Pro and anti-RH law groups hold separate rallies in front of the Supreme Court before oral arguments
Should the Supreme Court strike down Republic Act (RA) No. 10354, or the Reproductive Health law, as unconstitutional?
Research shows that 90% of the women who have abortions are Catholic, and that 70% have some high school education
But the huge turnout of the anti-RH rally last April 27 has inspired the Bacolod diocese, says its bishop
(UPDATED) The High Tribunal junks a motion seeking to lift its order stopping the implementation of the Reproductive Health law
She tells the SC the suspension of the law will cause a 'permanent' and 'lasting' harm to mothers and children
Advocates say they will also consider candidates' stand on other pertinent issues
4 months is a long time for an interim order, the human rights group says
Lawmakers are confident the High Court will eventually uphold the constitutionality of the law
(2nd UPDATE) Implementation suspended for 120 days; Oral arguments set June 18
'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
San Carlos, Kabankalan dioceses to focus on voter education instead
(UPDATED) The Comelec was set to file an election offense against the Bacolod diocese, but the TRO would effectively prevent them from doing so
Over 90 priests have agreed to hang similar tarpaulins in their parishes in a meeting with Bacolod Bishop Vicente Navarra
Advocates of the RH law gather February 5 to celebrate the historic passage of the controversial measure, recognize the champions inside and outside Congres, and look ahead
Humility demands that we know the limits of personal experiences and beliefs. And it is cruel to use the death and suffering of people to argue for your political cause.
'It clearly taught us one of the big lessons in politics. If you need something to be passed, political will - and I mean strong political will - should start with the President," Garin says
Petition also asked the SC to issue a temporary restraining order to stop the implementation of bill signed into law on Dec. 21, 2012.
Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago says the RH law is 'the highlight of my year as senator and as a woman'
The RH law is a culmination of the hard work of a battalion of RH advocates - inside and outside Congress - and a President who stepped up to complete the job
How the bishops misread the signs, miscalculated their strength, misjudged lawmakers’ definition of ‘political survival’
'You will not feel it immediately. Much of the work will have to be a massive national information campaign,' says Rep Edcel Lagman
The Senate ratifies the RH bill bicam report in a vote of 11-5, Cayetano says it's a 'momentous day'
(2nd UPDATE) After 14 years, a reproductive health bill hurdles obstacles and now awaits the President's signature
6 senatorial candidates voted in favor of the RH bill; 5 were against it
From plastics to rubbers to Victor Hugo, senators offer funny and serious explanations in their RH bill vote
Voting 133-79-7, the House of Representatives approved the Reproductive Health bill on third and final reading on Monday, December 17
The next step is the bicameral conference committee, where both chambers of Congress will consolidate the two different versions of RH bill
(UPDATED) After months of debates, the Senate approves on final reading the controversial Reproductive Health bill
'I got out on a temporary pass just to vote,' says Quimbo
After a 14-year delay, the House of Representatives passes the RH Bill on 3rd and final reading
Monday’s vote in Senate is the culmination of a heated, emotional, and at times comical battle between supporters and critics of the one of the most divisive measures in Congress
Sen Santiago says President Aquino did what other presidents could not by certifying the RH bill urgent
From hesitant to urgent, President Aquino has come a long way in expressing support for the RH bill
(2nd UPDATE) In a last-minute move, President Aquino certifies as urgent the Reproductive Health bill to ensure its approval before the Christmas break
The showdown continues until the final vote --- expected to happen on the 3rd week of December
Here's the list of solons who were either absent or did not participate when the House of Representatives voted on the RH Bill on 2nd reading
Surveys say they could get a considerable number of votes for their stand
Lawmakers used nominal voting as an opportunity to explain their votes on the RH bill
Here's the list of the lawmakers who vote for and against the RH bill.