The Pros and Cons of Rh Bill

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THE PROS AND CONS OF THE R.H BILL

A TERM PAPER

Submitted to

Salvador C. dela Peña III, Ph.D.

Languages, College of Arts & Sciences

Liceo de Cagayan University

In Partial Fulfillment

Of the Requirements in English 2

By

Carl Gilbert Dal

October 2012

THE PROS AND CONS OF THE R.H BILL

Thesis Statement

Poverty and overpopulation are two of the biggest national concern the Philippines have right now. Many solutions have been made to alleviate these problems but none of them seem to work. One of which is The Reproductive Health Bill of the Philippines, or RH Bill. This bill allows Filipinos access to contraceptives and an opportunity to be enlightened on the topic of family planning. The bill, like any other thing in the world, is surrounded by controversies.

Outline:

I. Present Philippine Population

II. Pros of the RH Bill

III. Cons of The RH Bill

IV. Conclusion

THE PROS AND CONS OF THE R.H BILL

The Philippines is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, with an estimated 103,775,002 number of inhabitants as of 2012. Overpopulation in the Philippines can be caused by an increase in birth rates and with it a decline in death rates because of advances in medicine, and it can also be cause by the lack of education among people. What makes the population explosion a problem? This explosion of growth alerts politicians and economists because of the reason that human beings need resources in order to survive. Since there are limited resources, there would come a point where in there would be no more resources to sustain life. The government is concerned about the huge number of inhabitants in the country, which can cause widespread food shortages and outbreak of diseases thus suggesting the use of contraceptives for family planning. The Church says that the problem is not overpopulation but there is a...
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