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Sotto names group behind P25-M lobby funds to push RH bill okay By Angie M. Rosales 09/19/2011

Monday, September 19, 2011

Sotto names group behind P25-M lobby funds to push RH bill okay

By Angie M. Rosales 09/19/2011

Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III yesterday revealed that the biggest manufacturer of contraceptives, including condoms, is the alleged sponsor of an international group that allegedly unleashed P25-million lobby funds to push Congress’ approval of the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) bill.

The upper chamber leader, during a radio interview, identified a company called DKT as one of the firms he is claiming to be funding the purported campaign for the approval of the measure.

“DKT is the biggest supporter of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), which happens to have affiliates such as the Family Planning Organization of the Philippines FPOP), Likhaan organization...,” he told dzBB radio.

The said company is the local distributor of Trust condoms in the Philippines, the Senate leader said..... MORE

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