Is Reproductive Health Bill a Necessity?

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-Is Reproductive Health Bill better? Or will it just worsen the matter? The Reproductive Health Bill is a legislative bill aiming to guarantee universal access to reproductive health. This bill's proposal is that the government funds will be spent on family planning devices such as pills and IUD's as a way of controlling the population. Empirical studies show that the poverty incidence is higher among big families, and that the lack of services results in the untimely death of women and children. Among the poorest families,44% of the pregnancies are unwanted, 41% don' t use contraceptives. An SWS survey showed that 71% of the Filipinos are in favor of the bill on which the WHO has listed it as an essential medicine that will lower the rate of abortions. On the other hand, the Catholic Bishops' Council of the Philippines once again banned on the Reproductive Health Bill. the latest studies showed that the pills and IUD's kills young human embryos who are human beings too equally worthy of respect making the bill unconstitutional. Social scientists have found that it as deleterious effects such as abortion, more adultery, female impoverishment, fatherless children and etc.. Close to 4 million youngsters nowadays are 200 engaging in pre- marital sex. 30% are doing it in their homes, and 18% are doing it in hotels and motels. A 2009 survey showed that 92% rejected the bill when informed of its detailed provisions and penalties. Now, which do you prefer? Break God's law or people's law?

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