LOBBYISTS PUSHING for the “reproductive health” (RH) bill should apologize to lawmakers for supplying them with misleading statistics found to have been based on outdated studies, a pro-life group said Wednesday. Pro-RH groups seem to be skirting the issue by resorting to tired appeals to emotion and below-the-belt attacks on those questioning the “11 maternal […]
OFFICIAL STATEMENT September 4, 2011 Stop using outdated data to mislead lawmakers! This is a rejoinder to the statement by pro-RH groups RHAN, Likhaan, and DSWP in which they accused those questioning the “11 a day” statistic of “belittling” maternal deaths. Nothing could be farther from the truth. The August 24 news item cited by […]
FILIPINOS FOR LIFE OFFICIAL STATEMENT: Akbayan’s tirade vs. Sotto unfair, out of context, narrow-minded FILIPINOS FOR LIFE (F4L) strongly condemns Akbayan Citizens’ Action Party for unfairly and maliciously accusing Senator Tito Sotto of ignoring the plight of women. The statement by Akbayan’s youth leader is at best narrow-minded and out of context. Sotto was merely […]
Responding to 5 Disturbing Realities Concerning RH 5. “11 Women Die Daily of Childbirth” Until now, no pro-RH person has been able to explain exactly how this number was calculated. We know how those numbers were calculated, and it uses a method more appropriately termed “gobbledygook” plus a “multiplier” that is based on more gobbledygook. […]
Let's talk about what it would really take to protect the health and lives of Filipino women. And no, it won't take the RH Bill to do it.