Very interesting and enlightening post by BongV at AntiPinoy: Population Size/Density/Growth Rate, Ease of Doing Business or Why the RH Bill is a Scam What this all adds up to is that poverty is not caused by population size, population density, or population growth rate for that matter. However, countries which made it easy to […]
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 […]
Letter from 16-year old High School student, expressing her concern against the RH Bill. An oldie, but goodie. Reposting with permission. February 14, 2011 Dear Sir or Madam, The Reproductive Health Bill is a breach in collective national reason. It is common knowledge that this country has stumbled over many bad decisions over the span […]
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 […]
Making a Truly Informed Choice: Why I Am Against the RH Bill By Abraham Daniel Cruz, M.D. In order to arrive at an intelligent decision regarding any issue, it is imperative that we educate ourselves, in order to understand its true complexities. Sadly so many of us have been victims of making hasty generalizations and […]
by Bishop Reuben Abante, Lighthouse Bible Baptist Church WHY BIBLE-BELIEVING, MARRIAGE-LOVING, FAMILY-ORIENTED FILIPINOS MUST BE AGAINST THE CONSOLIDATED RH BILL OF THE 15th CONGRESS (TO BE KNOWN AS THE RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND POPULATION DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2011) I have read the Consolidated RH Bill which is to be known as The Responsible Parenthood, […]