A repost from CBCP For Life. MANILA, Dec. 3, 2012—The Christmas spirit found its way into efforts being undertaken by a group of life advocates in persuading pro-RH solons to re-think their position. Poised at the main lobby of the House of Representatives were members of Filipinos for Life (F4L) who handed Christmas greeting cards […]
Amazing how the arguments are the same, whether you live in a third-world country, or a first-world country. The question is, do they make sense?
So technically the government really is to blame for its lack of investment in disaster relief and prevention; for its failure to build better infrastructure to weather such storms, especially in the face of more erratic weather patterns and resource shortages sure to come along with climate change. For ignoring the people who need help […]
Passing the RH Bill would be killing the goose that lays the golden eggs. Already China and Thailand – still with relatively large populations – are suffering from labor shortages because of the rapid aging of their populations over the last decade or so. Such a negative demographic trend can be traced to very aggressive […]
The International Planned Parenthood Federation was formed in 1952 by a band of angry women, collectively up in arms and demanding that the world allow them to take control of their fertility and give them what they termed their “reproductive rights”. In the beginning, those rights only included the right to legally contracept. They didn’t […]
Author: Brian Kopp. Originally posted at Catholic Education Resource Center. Reposting with Permission. In many third world countries today aid packages are more likely to contain contraceptives than life saving medicines. We now can say, “It’s your fault. If you’d just stop making babies, you wouldn’t be living in poverty.” Instead of corn meal, we […]
Well, that is what is explicitly said by an ex-president of the Philippines: To know more about what FVR said, read If That Isn’t Eugenicist Thinking, What Is?
RH supporters have claimed that reducing total fertility will reduce the absolute number of poor people in the country. From 1960-2009, there was a reduction in total fertility but an increase in the absolute number of poor people.
WHAT’S IN A NUMBER? by timothy2011 Several persons on Facebook have been citing the Philippines’ real GDP growth rate as only 1.1% in building their argument for passing an RH bill. The argument is this: with an economic growth rate of GDP = 1.1% being lower that the population growth rate (PGR) of 1.95% (which […]