Philippines Supreme Court suspends controversial Reproductive Health Law

The Philippines RH Act, which was to go into effect on 31 May, has been temporarily suspended by a 10-5 ruling of the Philippines Supreme Court.  The court will hear arguments for and against the law on 18 June, 2013.  The ruling is a result of nine petitions against the law filed in the court.  The petitioners are

[Manila Bulletin]

One thought on “Philippines Supreme Court suspends controversial Reproductive Health Law

  1. From available news reports, it does not appear that the petitions are based on concerns about the effects of the law on freedom of conscience and religion among health care workers.

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