Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile blocks Sen. Pia Cayetano’s RH Bill move

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile shelved amendments on the Reproductive Health bill on Tuesday saying he was not ready to discuss the proposed law.

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile shelved amendments on the Reproductive Health bill on Tuesday saying he was not ready to discuss the proposed law.

 

The Philippine News Agency, via InterAksyon.com, reports Enrile blocked a motion by the bill’s sponsor, Senator Pia Cayetano, saying he was "not ready yet to propose any amendment."  A dismayed Cayetano said Enrile told her during a caucus that he would be ready to discuss amendments on the bill.

 

Asked when the Senate President would be ready to tackle the RH bill, which he and Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III oppose, he replied: "I do not know, Madam Senator. When I’m ready."

 

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