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Responsible parenthood?

President Noynoy Aquino decided to have his own version and call it the“responsible parenthood” (RP) bill to come up with a “win-win solution on the much-debated reproductive health bill (RH) bill

The Cabinet was tasked to draft the the bill based on the RH bills filed in Congress and the suggestions of the religious sector. Can the Responsible Parenthood bill consolidate all the versions of the Reproductive Health bill ? The Senate Bill 2378 (Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago), the House Bill 3357 (Hons. L.C. Ilagan, E.A. De Jesus, Gabriela Women’s Party), the House Bill 1160 (Hon. Rodolfo G. Biazon), the House Bill 513 (Hons. Kaka Bag-ao and Walden Bello, Akbayan), the House Bill 101 (Hon. Janette Garin), and the House Bill 96 (by Hon. Edcel C. Lagman).

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