A reading from the book of Leviticus

So says Garcia
As taken from the May 24 transcript of the interpellation of Deputy House Speaker and Cebu Representative Pablo Garcia during the plenary debates on the Reproductive Health bill.

Every one of us is a servant of God. Whatever we do is in the service of God. Every minute, every minute of our life. God is everywhere. God is not situationary.
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May 29, 2011 under Health | no comment

In the kingdom of the Wiki King

The debates were fierce during the 1987 drafting of the Philippine Constitution. In defining state policies for the protection of the family, especially with regard to the unborn child, Catholic conservatives campaigned for wording that would protect the unborn from “the moment” of conception.

It was the word “conception” that proved troublesome for the commissioners. When did life begin? In the absence of a consensus, the commissioners decided to leave it to science, and concluded with what reads now as Section 12. The State shall equally protect the life of the mother and the life of the unborn from conception.
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Aug 22, 2010 under General | 1 comment