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Pro-RH Bill Rep. Janette Garin booed after delivering plenary speech
Published on: Mar 16, 2011 - 9:15am
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GMA-7 report

Religious groups and pro-life organization members booed Iloilo Rep. Janette Garin after she delivered her sponsorship speech supporting the Reproductive Health Bill yesterday, reports GMA News Online.

Deputy Speaker Lorenzo TaŮada III, the Quezon representative who was presiding over the session, demanded order in the plenary. Security officers then approached the portion of the gallery occupied by the groups.

GMA News Online quoted Garin as saying, "May I remind our invited guests here to honor (the) Congress. We are not (an) institution controlled by a few religious leaders." She added, "I stand here for what I believe what is right. If oppositors have questions, I am ready to answer them."

According to GMA News Online, Lanao del Sur Rep. Hussein Pangandaman also delivered his sponsorship speech at the plenary discussion yesterday.

For more on this story, log on to GMA News Online.

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17 Comments
  • dionisia
    BUTI NGA rnrnKASI MALASSSSSWAAAA
    May 20 2011 @ 04:34am     Reply  
  • sunshine
    sana maging legal din ang pumatay,mang holdap,mang rape,divorce,anulment,mag mura,ang pagiging kurakot,sinungaling,makasarili,tsismosa,rh bill,sinungaling,hindi pag sunod sa utos nag magulang,abortion,kumain nang fetus.
    Mar 27 2011 @ 08:41pm     Reply  
  • hepily
    ang saya saya ko talaga,kasi kun gumagamit pa nang contraceptives yung mga magulang ko,tiyak wala ako dito sa mundo ngayon.
    Mar 25 2011 @ 08:32pm     Reply  
  • rhynemay
    think first before supporting the rh billrnrnhttp://fvdb.wordpress.com/no-to-rh-bill/
    Mar 25 2011 @ 02:47pm     Reply  
  • janette garin
    i agree. there are supporters and oppositors to the bill. But booing never solves things; also Congress is a forum for debate, where questions asked are answered and proposed ammendments are accepted; a forum where the bill can be perfected or arrive at a generally acceptable version. But why does the CBCP and anti-rh group refuse to proceed with the debate on the floor and then we vote on it? If the Church teaches values and respect, then it should be a mutual process. Booing never solves poverty and God wouldnt like them to do that again.
    Mar 18 2011 @ 12:28am     Reply  
  • mephistu
    ok, so, ganyan pala ang maging Christian? Nice...GMRC lang wala na...pfft!!!
    Mar 16 2011 @ 05:52pm     Reply  
  • mojo
    The CBCP and anti-RH people should face consequences of more Roman Catholics leaving Catholicism or lose faith in the institution, the church. It's time for them to move on. The Philippines is now left behind on RH legislation compared to Italy, Spain and other countries with mostly Catholic population.
    Mar 16 2011 @ 04:31pm     Reply  
  • filipina ako
    there are people who are against the RH Bill and there are also people who are in favor of such. We should not single out the followers of Catholicism or of an institution or even the CBCP. For all we know they are not the only ones against this bill.rnI believe that there are things about this bill that need to be straightened and be discussed. I also believe that we have different opinions about this because we have different reasons. Sana lang let us be matured enough and handle objections and oppositions with respect.rnrn
    Mar 16 2011 @ 02:04pm     Reply  
  • andrea
    @galileooornrnyou've heard types like them say.... the earth is flat.rnrnhow about.... condoms can cause abortion? :p lol
    Mar 16 2011 @ 01:37pm     Reply  
  • galileooo
    Pikon lang talaga yung mga anti RH Bill. What do you expect from people who prefer to be in the Dark Ages and would believe that the earth is flat?
    Mar 16 2011 @ 01:28pm     Reply  
  • mike
    This is precisely the level this pathetic institution stoops to. Booing politcians from the public gallery of Congress. Too cowardly and arrogant to debate their position openly on TV, they engage in childish public catcalls. But then who expected anything else from the slavish followers of an institution that gave us the Crusades, the Spanish Inquisition and paedophile priests. rn
    Mar 16 2011 @ 01:25pm     Reply  
  • lets face it
    not everybody likes the RH Bill, and they can do whatever they want to show their dislike as long as nasa tamang lugar. so respeto. di naman sila pumunta sa GITNA ng chamber at naghawak ng placard di ba? besides, di lang CBCP ang against RH Bill. Marami pang iba.
    Mar 16 2011 @ 01:11pm     Reply  
  • reverend hugh hefner
    malamang linked sa cbcp yung mga nag 'boo'. those political meddlers are the propagators of the anti rh bill paranoia.
    Mar 16 2011 @ 12:23pm     Reply  
  • prorhbill
    Dahil sa time immemorial pa masyado ng reactionary ang CBCP at ang simbahan sa National interest ng mga tao at pag- progreso.rnIs there any other reason kang nakikita?
    Mar 16 2011 @ 12:20pm     Reply  
  • @prorhbill
    how in the world CBCP came in in this article? why blame everything to CBCP? almost every supporters of that bill acts that way, can't understand how irrational thinking do you have.
    Mar 16 2011 @ 11:50am     Reply  
  • prorhbill
    Mahiya- hiya naman iyang mga tuta ng CBCP.Medical doctor iyang si Janette Garin,kaya alam niya sinsabi niya!rnPROPS TO JANETTE!
    Mar 16 2011 @ 11:11am     Reply  
  • kuya
    Still living in the dark ages, are we?
    Mar 16 2011 @ 10:35am     Reply  
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