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Jejomar Binay is both pro-life and pro-choice in RH Bill issue
Published on: Apr 18, 2011 - 12:52pm
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(SPOT.ph) Vice President Jejomar Binay said he is both pro-life and pro-choice in the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill issue, Inquirer.net reported yesterday.

Binay sees nothing wrong with using condoms because "there's no abortion" and it is "just prevention." However, he is against abortion and "abortifacient" pills. According to Inquirer.net, he supports women's freedom of choice as long as they do not "cross the line to abortion."

Asked what he thinks of birth control pills, he said, "Those abortifacient ones should not be allowed. Those drugs will cause abortion. But those only used for prevention (are fine) because there's no life involved yet." He added, "My position is consistent. As long as there is life, even for one second, that's abortion already. That's not right anymore."

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14 Comments
  • logos
    @icyurnrnVery very very poor observation.
    May 04 2011 @ 08:17pm     Reply  
  • @mike
    True Dat Mike! noon ko pa nakita iyan sa EDSA revo 1986.Tsimoy lang dati ni Cory at ni Joker iyan at karag-karag na Beetle lang ang kotse niyan.Ngayon kumustahin mo? gusto niyang lampasan ang Ayala-Zobels ng Makati.
    May 01 2011 @ 12:50am     Reply  
  • mike
    Pure Binay. Sitting on the fence with the proverbial picket up his unmentionable. The consummate politician. Beware this scheming, Machiavallean piece of work, and whatever you do don't vote for him when he stands for President. He's a self-serving, power seeker whose track record in Makati (the richest city in the Republic that can't even light its streets properly or put in decent sidewalks on major thoroughfares) speaks for itself.rnEverything he has ever done in office has been to further his and his family's own interests.
    Apr 28 2011 @ 03:21pm     Reply  
  • @icyu
    Sharp ka talaga! nakuha mo agad ang implications na threat ito sa negosyo ng CBCP at Simbahan.Bakit kokonting Pilipinos ang kagaya mo? care to explain?
    Apr 28 2011 @ 12:50pm     Reply  
  • icyu
    If the RH Bill is made into law, there will be some population control in PH. Population control = less poverty. Less poverty = less people having to rely on God. This equation is what CBCP is scared of. And the VP is very st*p*d in saying he is Pro-Choice, excluding abortion. That is not Pro-Choice. That is like saying someone is vegetarian but they eat white meat. Very st*p*d.
    Apr 26 2011 @ 02:26pm     Reply  
  • the beat-around-the-bush man
    this is obviously a play-safe game from the VP. why can't he make a stand without any buts. this not a support at all to RH bill. if he's supporting it then he has to let everyone know that RH bill is not a pro-abortion campaign.
    Apr 19 2011 @ 10:48am     Reply  
  • julian
    During the UP graduation rites, PNoy has publicly declared his support for the RH bill. THAT to me is MAJOR. No other President, past or present, has publicly declared a position that is not supported by the Church.
    Apr 19 2011 @ 10:35am     Reply  
  • gaf
    testing the waters...para tuloy tuloy ang pagbango ng pangalan. getting ready for the next election!
    Apr 19 2011 @ 10:34am     Reply  
  • purple
    Samakatuwid, PRO-RH si VP Binay. Good on you, Mr. VP. I just wish he had the balls to say it directly and not beat around the bush.
    Apr 19 2011 @ 10:29am     Reply  
  • rambotito
    as usual, he'll want to please everyone..politika nga naman.
    Apr 19 2011 @ 10:16am     Reply  
  • flaky
    Yeah. Yeah. As usual, the politician in Binay is neither hot nor cold. Neither black (yes) nor white. I would vote for the next President who will can make a clearer stand.
    Apr 19 2011 @ 08:24am     Reply  
  • anon
    Why doesn't he, or anyone, make an exception of therapeutic abortion (to save the life of the mother), such as would have saved his daughter-in-law? That is certainly pro-life, too.
    Apr 18 2011 @ 08:21pm     Reply  
  • populi
    Just ignore the CBCP.They are just making asses of themselves.
    Apr 18 2011 @ 05:08pm     Reply  
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  • anonymous
    Exactly what the RH Bill is proposing. It's just the Roman Catholic Church that's trying to create some imaginary ethical dilemma.
    Apr 18 2011 @ 04:29pm     Reply  
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