Yay or nay? Netizens react to #RHBill


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How did you react when Congress passed the RH bill?

MANILA, Philippines – After 14 years, the Reproductive Health (RH) bill made it through 3rd and final reading in both chambers of Congress.

Citizens and solons – both pro- and anti-RH bill – trooped to social media to express what they felt about the historic passage of the bill. Here’s what they said:

Congress passes #RHBill, netizens react

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Pro-RH Bill solons rejoiced upon hearing the news and turned to Twitter to express their glee. 
There’s no force more powerful than an idea whose time has come, and now the time has come for an #RHLaw. http://pic.twitter.com/ByZmH5ugMiriam Santiago
We have taken the #RHBill this far. One last stretch. This one is for all the Filipinos.  #YestoRHBill!pia cayetano
History will remember us with a smile on this day! I can say with my head held high that this was probably the cleanest vote in the Hor. #Rhkimi cojuangco
Final vote: yes 133 , 79 no, 7 abstain. #RHBill approved on 3rd reading!Antonio L. Tinio
Rep Miro Quimbo, who was admitted to the hospital for dengue on Sunday, made sure he would be at Batasan to cast his vote. 
I am glad i was able to vote. Now on my way back to the hospital. http://pic.twitter.com/rKQMncZiMiro Quimbo
Anti-RH solon Mitos Magsaysay also made her voice heard
I just voted NO!Mitos H. Magsaysay
Pro- and anti-RH Bill netizens also sounded off: 
I maybe late about the passing of the RH Bill, but congrats Philippines! 🙂 Mabuhaaaayyyyy!Patricia Anne
i wanna go 2 church n listen 2 the priest whine over rh bill yeahFaye
I’m brain dead after a long-assed meeting but it’s great news to hear the RH Bill got passed on the third reading. It is about fucking time!wanggo gallaga
I forgot, approved na pala RH bill. 🙁 :)Jamie Victoria Koo
RH Bill, why oh why? 0_0Mary Joy Lovely Siga
Stop bitching about RH bill this and that. You gotta crack a few eggs to make an omelette. The world isn’t rainbows and candy, suck it up.franz
RH bill is passed. Proof that there is No such thing as a “Damaso” vote.Mr. Burns
LORD… Please help our congressmen and senators to have enlightenment in their minds to reject the RH Billriggs rondilla
onga….bakit kaya nagmamadali ang malacañang na mapirmahan ang RH bill?Vreyene Guariño
Kahit pro ako. mataas parin respeto ko sa bumoto ng NO kesa sa hindi bumoto. Walang paninindigan. #YesToRHBill #RHbill #RHLawianne topacio
naay uban legislators na sabay sa uso kaayo mo vote sa #RHbill TENGENE nageffort pamo ug vote >.
Finally!!! #RHbill passed at Senate and HoR!!! Proud to be #ProRH.Jake Fetalver
Is #RHBill really ALL about safety sex? Tsk3. Might want to see other’s point of view.Mrs. Sherlock Holmes
Rejecting your religion beliefs is rejecting GOD. #RHBill #ProRHBill #AntiRHbillRufhi  ツ



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