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Pia Cayetano slams JPE, Sotto for sitting on RH bill

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Pia Cayetano slams JPE, Sotto for sitting on RH bill


One of the sponsors of the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) bill yesterday renewed her tirades against the Senate leadership for sitting on the measure, accusing them of using their position to prevent its approval in the upper chamber.

Although Sen. Pia Cayetano did not mention any names, it was apparent that she was addressing Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III in telling them to detach themselves from their personal views and functions in the legislature in dealung with the measure.

Cayetano, one of the sponsors of RH bill in the Senate, seemed to be already frustrated with the current status of the measure in the upper chamber, having been not placed in the order of business since Congress reconvened last July 23, almost two weeks ago, despite of it being among those mentioned by President Aquino in his State of the Nation Address.

Aquino did refer to it as RH bill but  mentioned “Responsibe Parenthood” bill..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL:http://www.tribuneonline.org/index.php/nation/item/2359-pia-cayetano-slams-jpe-sotto-for-sitting-on-rh-bill

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