The Department of Social Sciences of MMSU-CAS initiated a multidisciplinary forum to tackle House Bill 5043 or the Reproductive Health and Population Development Act, one of the most controversial legislations pending in congress. It was held at the CAS lobby, March 4.
Prof. Mario Singson and Mrs. Marchita Singson represented the Catholic Church, which poses the strongest opposition to the bill. The couple is with the Diocese of Laoag Commission on Family and Life.
Dr. Violeta Alonzo presented her economic analysis on the bill while Prof. Fides Bernardo Bitanga delivered his philosophical discourse.
Also present were lawyer Erme Labayog and Dr. Leonisa Silvestre, MMSU health services chief, to shed light on legal and medical issues respectively.
The resource speakers delivered short speeches on their respective stands. After which, a vibrant open forum ensued. Continue reading “RH Bill Tackled in Multidisciplinary Forum”