Executive Order No. 12 and the SC TRO

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Slider

Executive Order No. 12 and the SC TRO

An Executive Order (EO) provides the rules for the implementation of a law. It emanates from the President and is addressed to his subordinate officials in the executive branch. In the case of EO No. 12, the rules refer to the implementation of the RH Law. How does EO No.12 affect the TRO issued by the Supreme Court in June 2016? EO No.12 does not affect the TRO—it does not override nor does it overturn the TRO. The TRO stays:  (1) The FDA cannot legally act on any and all...

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DIVORCE … Why Not?

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Divorce, Slider

DIVORCE … Why Not?

1. Divorce in the Philippines is not legal but it looks like there are more couples getting an annulment. Isn’t this enough reason to legalize divorce? The increasing numbers may be due to a greater awareness of this procedure than before. We get to know more about annulments or separations today especially if they involve movie or society personalities. The media loves to elaborate on the details but no one seems to be paying attention to the millions of good marriages...

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Duty to Safeguard, Protect and Respect Health and Life

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Slider

Duty to Safeguard, Protect and Respect Health and Life

THIS IS a reply to the Inquirer editorial, “Delaying tactics” (7/9/15). The Alliance for the Family Foundation Philippines Inc. (Alfi) respects the rule of law. It exercises its legitimate right to seek judicial relief through legal means. It has chosen the Supreme Court as the proper venue for legal discourse on issues of transcendental significance. It will not and does not delve into created issues premised on conjectures and underhanded allegations. By a vote of 14-1,...

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