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Pulse Asia survey: Roughly 7 out of 10 Pinoys agree with RH Bill
Published on: Nov 30, 2010 - 1:08pm

About seven out of 10 (69 percent) Pinoys agree with the contents of the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill, according to a Pulse Asia survey reported by GMANews.tv. Seven percent of the respondents opposed the bill, and 24 percent were undecided.

Among the 1,200 respondents, 80 percent knew about the RH Bill prior to the survey. Class ABC had the highest level of awareness at 93 percent.

Majority of those who opposed the bill agreed to some of its provisions, according to GMANews.tv. Seventy nine percent agreed to the recognition of the right to choose a family planning method based on personal and religious beliefs; 70 percent agreed to the promotion of both natural and modern family planning methods; and 55 percent agreed to the use of government funds for modern family planning methods. On the other hand, 44 percent of those who disagreed with the bill opposed the proposal to have mandatory sex education in school curricula.

The nationwide survey was conducted from October 20 to 29 among respondents 18 years old and above.

For more on this story, log on to GMANews.tv.

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29 Comments
  • cardinal richelieu
    @erin: well said. ^_^ that's definitely part of reality.
    Dec 01 2010 @ 10:45pm     Reply  
  • erin
    to those who are against rh bill: what is your solution to the massive growth of population? what is your solution to HIV or other sex related diseases? and c'mon wag tayong ipokrito at sabihin natin na abstain from sex... rnrnalso, rh bill is NOT THE ONLY SOLUTION to poverty, it is ONE OF THE SOLUTIONS and it will help greatly. we also need to change the mindsets of the masses na ang mag aahon sa kanila sa kahirapan ay ang mga anak nila or the government. masyado ng nasanay ang mahihirap na may tutulong sa kanila. i am tired of giving the poor everything. nasanay sila masyado na binibigyan instead of working hard for it.
    Dec 01 2010 @ 06:15pm     Reply  
  • good guy
    Ok lang sa akin yung RH Bill. No harm in giving it a chance. Isa na ako dun sa 70 percent who would support it.
    Dec 01 2010 @ 06:09am     Reply  
  • dale
    kelangan naman talaga natin ang RH bill. i mean come on, maxado na tayong marami.rnrnun nga lang kaasar lang kc, they are saying na overpopulation is the cause of poverty. when we know na its the unfair distribution of wealth.rnrnkaasar din na malaman na main factor kung bat nila pinupush to is dahil may pressure and reward from pharmaceutical companies who will be the contractors of the condoms and pills.rnrnso clearly may vested interest. haha. another way para makkurakot politiko sa pinas.rnrnnot really to curb the population. that my friends is the truth.
    Dec 01 2010 @ 01:43am     Reply  
  • mica acl
    why don't we give the anti-rh bill a chance to be heard? let us know your rational for your position. thank you.
    Dec 01 2010 @ 12:44am     Reply  
  • concerned (real user)
    someone is using my 'nick', hey...poser
    Nov 30 2010 @ 09:05pm     Reply  
  • concerned
    Crystal clear Solomon. That's the right way to express, okay? No rude words. :) well, i respect your decision.. respect ours, too. Good day!
    Nov 30 2010 @ 04:21pm     Reply  
  • aaaaaa
    haha. noise? are WE creating the noise?rnrnWe? Funny. :)rnrn
    Nov 30 2010 @ 04:16pm     Reply  
  • solomon
    @concerned,rnrnNope, it's no longer free as long as Fundamentalists and clerico-Fascists like you are roaming around and poisoning the minds of the hoi-polloi. Your likes constitute a threat to NATIONAL SECURITY and there fore considered anenemy of the state.Clear enough for you?
    Nov 30 2010 @ 04:16pm     Reply  
  • marj
    @ solomon, the minority is nothing but a bunch of paper tigers. They have to create noise to present a semblance of power. The survey clearly shows that the people are tired of Church meddling in purely State business.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 04:14pm     Reply  
  • concerned
    I thought this is a free country? so why so mad solomon?rnrnWell I respect your decision for liking that bill so repect ours. We're against RH bill.rnrnSo rude to be that mad. Nasty words won't really help. Life is beautiful.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 04:10pm     Reply  
  • solomon
    @marj,rnrnWho are these f---king ,---holes who are against the RH BILL? they are the NEW SUBVERSIVES! they ought to be lined up in a wall and shot, with EXTREME PREJUDICE!rnrnAttention NICA! get a dossiers on these --holes!
    Nov 30 2010 @ 04:06pm     Reply  
  • lilith von chaste
    @Marj:rnrnHihihihi! What naughty people they truly are! :-D
    Nov 30 2010 @ 04:04pm     Reply  
  • marj
    @ lilith, why the protests? I think they hired some screeners who are are either retired or expelled priests. LOL. Now they groped some of these kids during pat-down. Same group of people who opposed the use of condoms. LOL
    Nov 30 2010 @ 04:00pm     Reply  
  • concerned
    you don't need a petition for this pa.rnrnSupport pro-life fellas.rnrnNo to RH bill.rnrnGod bless us all.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 03:59pm     Reply  
  • anti-marj
    America america america! hindi tayo amerikano. wala tayo sa amerika. simple logic.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 03:54pm     Reply  
  • lilith von chaste
    @marjrnrnPerhaps people fear the pat-down procedure since it might cause abortion? hihihi! Just goofin again. Aggravatingly wonderful statement you got there. :-)
    Nov 30 2010 @ 03:37pm     Reply  
  • marj
    30% who oppose is roughly the same number of Americans who disagree with the new pat-down procedures at all U.S. airports. Anti-RH = Anti Pat-Down = Oblivious or Just plain st*p*dddddd.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 03:32pm     Reply  
  • cardinal richelieu
    Is there an online petition for the RH Bill too? Someone please share a link to this. ^_^ I'm interested to support it!
    Nov 30 2010 @ 03:27pm     Reply  
  • haha!!
    RH Bill is not the only solution for population explosion. there's another way, blowing up the whole country is the other one. or stop promoting the RH Bill and a few decades from now, we won't be left with enough resources... please, are you blind or are just looking the other way, or just plain hypocrites?
    Nov 30 2010 @ 03:22pm     Reply  
  • concerned
    Please support:rnrnhttp://www.PetitionOnline.com/prolyf/rnrnSpare a moment and take a look.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 03:18pm     Reply  
  • robin patilla
    RH Bill is on its way! Woohoo!! Free condoms for everyone! Hahaha!
    Nov 30 2010 @ 03:14pm     Reply  
  • stoked
    Solomon, you're one big ignorant zombie! Is RH Bill the only solution you can imagine that can solve our country's problem?! you're looking at the big picture really? yes you're right, you're just staring at it, you don't look for better solutions.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 03:07pm     Reply  
  • talamak
    solomon, ignorant, starving at zombie?! ganyan ba kababa ang tingin mo sa sarili mong lahi? alam kong mahirap pakainin, pakilusin at gawing productive ang milyong milyong Pilipino pero may paraan at solusyon sa problema na yon, at sa tingin ko hindi ka namin kailangan.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 02:59pm     Reply  
  • solomon
    @katniss,rnrnI don't give a damn about the F---king details. What's important is the BIG PICTURE.rnAnd what the hell is the BIG PICTURE?rnTHAT 100 MILLION F---king, starving,Ill-educated, ill-housed, sickly, malnourished etc etc,FILIPINOS is EXTREMELY BAD NEWS for US!
    Nov 30 2010 @ 02:38pm     Reply  
  • katniss
    very true @Solomon. we pinoys should stop being so condescending and step away from crab mentality. there are a lot of smart pinoys out there, base mo lang yan sa number of students who take medical related courses. let's try not to underestimate ourselves that much.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 02:29pm     Reply  
  • morpheus
    if we're not gonna act now as a nation and not support RH Bill, 20 to 40 years from we'll be worser than Somalia...rnrnThat's a pretty scary future to live in, for sure...
    Nov 30 2010 @ 02:27pm     Reply  
  • solomon
    By and large, they know the implications of having a 100 million ignorant,starving and zombie Filipinos. That's good enough for me.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 02:15pm     Reply  
  • nine
    Unfortunately, majority of the 69% doesn't really understand and know the contents of the RH Bill. very sad truth.
    Nov 30 2010 @ 02:00pm     Reply  
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