Giorjann Matthew S. Querubin
Mrs. Helen I. Rarela
Reaction Paper: RH Bill
First of all, RH-bill is a Philippine bill which would be implemented to control the population rate and to expand the knowledge about maternal care. This means using of condoms and other stuff that will not make a woman pregnant. Actually, I’m still uncertain if I’ll be against the RH Bill or if I’ll be in favor of it because I want our population controlled and on the other hand I believe that our Christian ways and beliefs should be observed. If the government implemented the RH-bill, the control of the rapid population growth in our own country would be easier to be manipulated. And yes, that is fortunately true. Because since our population has been unbelievably rising rapidly, we have to acknowledge such bills to help on the development of our country’s economy. But when it comes to a biblical manner, RH-bill is a big no because as stated in the bible; “Go forth and multiply,” which literally means that the church is pro-life, maybe because of some reasons that the more the population, the more people who’ll be destined to heaven. I just can’t understand it why the church keeps contrasting laws from the government if it’s actually for the good of the most. But I’m not saying that I’m against God or the church. I am also a catholic. If the church and the government were only a team, there would be fewer clarifications about different kinds of laws. It’s still okay if the RH-bill won’t be implemented, it’s still a grace from God to have a lot of offspring. Yes it’s still okay but how about the people living in the streets? Having a grace from God is nice, but it’s the parent’s responsibility to take charge about their own children. If they knew that it’s just going to worsen their lives, they might have not produced dozens of juniors. If most of the people were only educated enough about embracing their own discipline in...
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