Divorce Bill

CBCP: Failed marriage no argument for divorce

MANILA - The president of the Catholic Bishops of the Philippines believes failed marriages cannot be used as an argument to pass a divorce law, saying divorce only encourages a married couple to no longer work out their differences.

Divorce law won't pass this Congress: lawmaker

MANILA - A party-list lawmaker pushing for the passage of a divorce bill in the House of Representatives is under no illusions that it will be passed in the 16th Congress.

Anti-discrimination bill filed for LGBT rights

MANILA - Aside from a divorce bill, an anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender discrimination bill has been filed anew in the 16th Congress.

Divorce law to help battered husbands: solon

MANILA - The passage of a divorce law would benefit not just battered wives but battered husbands as well, the proponent of the divorce measure said Thursday.

Divorce bill to be refiled in 16th Congress

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Gabriela to refile divorce bill

MANILA, Philippines -- Gabriela Women's Party-list will soon refile a bill allowing divorce in the Philippines.

Don't separate Church and state, Senate bet says

MANILA, Philippines -- Senatorial candidate John Carlos "JC" de los Reyes believes there should be no constitutional principle of separation of Church and state, saying that an individual should not be separated from his conscience.

Did Magsaysay author bill vs political dynasties?

MANILA, Philippines -- Team PNoy senatorial candidate Ramon "Jun" Magsaysay Jr. did not co-author an anti-political dynasty bill, contrary to his claim during an election forum, a fact-checker from the University of the Philippines (UP) said Tuesday.