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Responsible parenthood Written by Archbishop Oscar V.Cruz

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Responsible parenthood


Someone mentioned the phrase “responsible parenthood” with pride and gusto. He said it decidedly and clearly. He invoked it before an elite crowd — with the general public hearing it. He got a loud and long applause from his direct audience — most of whom are interested in getting not only his political but also his administration’s financial support. He thus immediately moved and inspired his comrades to meet, plan and strategize for the passage of the famous as well as infamous RH bill — depending on whether the bill is simply about lobby money, business profit, PPP enterprises or the issue is basically about ethical considerations and/or moral principles.

That is why the following sceneries immediately came to fore: On the one hand, those in favor of the bill are flexing their muscles, planning their strategies and programming their moves for its eventual approval.

On the other hand, those categorically against the bill are meeting, planning, and moving silently at first and loudly sooner or later. There are even those who expressly and clearly said that “the battle is joined” — or something along the line..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/index.php/commentary/item/2344-responsible-parenthood

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