Revised: Facts VS Myths on Population, Family Planning and Reproductive Health

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As the debates regarding population, reproductive health and responsible parenthood continue to escalate, the need for accurate data and impartial science has never been greater. Mulat Pinoy has revised its original Facts vs Myths paper with more data and better readability for legislators, professionals and laypersons alike.

FACT: There is a proven, strong link between poverty, rapid population growth, and large unplanned family sizes.

FACT: There is a proven, strong link between poverty, rapid population growth, and large unplanned family sizes.

 

Facts VS Myths, Revised

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5 Comments on “Revised: Facts VS Myths on Population, Family Planning and Reproductive Health”

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  2. Miklos Kheel

    The 1987 Philippine Constitution
    Article 2: Declaration of Principles and State Policies
    SEC. 12.
    The State recognizes the sanctity of family life and shall protect and strengthen the family as a basic autonomous social institution. It shall equally protect the life of the mother and the life of the unborn from conception.

    The RH Bill is unconstitutional. Many modern contraceptives included in the bill (IUD, injectables, and pills), as already stated in the article, kills the conceived by preventing implantation. That is why they are called abortifacient contraceptives.

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  4. Don Gentry

    I have been following the population explosion and the massive ignorance of the facts for most of my life, and the situation in the Phillipines has been one of the major concerns, as the Catholic bishops have been exerting an influence on government I can only describe as evil. How the perpetuation and growth of human misery can be conducted by a system claiming to be an agent for God, or of good works, is beyond my comprehension. I can only hope that it is due to ignorance and that it is amenable to treatment by repeated exposure to fact.

    I am so glad to see there is an organization such as Mulat Pinoy to combat this pervasive and malevolent influence.

  5. Ethel

    Great comment Don Gentry. I agree: only the church and government’s perpetuation of ignorance across the country has been a problem in the Philippines for centuries. The RH Bill, though promotes early sex education, is not against the potential life of an unfertilized egg. People should view it more as a way for the improvement of the country’s economic survival. Religion-a human construct- should not get in the way with the government’s decision making at all!

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