Of senators, sperms and the fight for birth control

The whole comedy of errors actually had the potential to make you laugh—if only it weren’t so real and true.It all started when Philippine Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto, a staunch critic of the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill, started crying on the Senate Floor. The RH Bill, in a nutshell, will pave the way for universal access to reproductive health care information and services. It is for this reason that the passage of the bill is being torn apart, disparaged and its passage delayed by those like Senator Sotto, who call themselves pro-life. ...more