Minority lawmakers oppose same-sex unions in PH

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Mara Cepeda, writing for Rappler;

Most members of the House minority bloc are opposing same-sex unions, with two ranking members arguing that homosexual relationships go against natural law.

The lawmakers made their stand in a press conference on Wednesday, October 5, when asked about Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’s plan to file a bill institutionalizing same-sex civil unions in the Philippines, a predominantly Catholic country.

It just shows no matter what you see in the media or hear on the news, Philippines is still a “Catholic country” and most of the politicians are still conservative.

Talking about same-sex marriage is a very sensitive issue and I salute those who have the “courage” to even discuss it in a public forum. I’m sure the LGBT community will not take this likely.

Last modified: October 5, 2016

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