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SC affirms ruling on RH law By Tetch Torres-Tupas |INQUIRER.net 6:44 pm | Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 MANILA, Philippines—The Supreme Court stood pat in its April 2014 decision affirming the constitutionality of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Act of 2012 or the RH Law but declared unconstitutional the penal provisions of the law. “The Court, with the same unanimous vote as in its Decision promulgated on April 8, 2014, denied all the motions for reconsideration, subject to the same positions indicated by the specific justices on the specific sections declared to be unconstitutional,” high court’s information chief Theodore Te announced at a press conference Tuesday (July 1). … [read more...]
Ben Johnson Mon Jun 30, 2014 - 10:01 am EST Supreme Court sides with Hobby Lobby on HHS mandate in 5-4 decision WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning the U.S. Supreme Court decided closely held corporations with religious objections cannot be compelled to furnish potentially abortion-inducing drugs to their employees by a 5-4 decision. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) allows for closely-held corporations like Hobby Lobby to maintain their religious outlook and still do business, the majority ruled in a 49-page opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito. The law holds that government may only impose a mandate that burdens religious business owners' consciences if the government has a compelling interest in doing so and uses the least invasive means possible. … [read more...]
by Brian Simboli within Abortion, Foreign Affairs June 6th, 2014 The Supreme Court of the Philippines recently overturned components of that country’s “reproductive health” bill. What can the US pro-life movement learn from this ruling? In 2012, the Philippine legislature passed the “RH” bill, which promotes “reproductive health.” The Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) stayed the bill, pending review. In April, SCOTP issued its ruling. According to the decision, contraception has been legal in the Philippines since at least 1966, but the 2012 bill … [read more...]