Divorce Bill in the Philippines

988 WordsAug 3, 20114 Pages
I. Introduction Divorce in the Philippines is planning to take over Filipino values and culture. It’s all over the news, the Philippine Congress is now pushing forward the Divorce Bill right after they have put forward the Reproductive Health Bill. This issue was brought up. And just as what they have stated, “RH Bill can also lead to the Divorce Bill” because they have the same proponents. We know lots of Evangelical Christians are pro-RH Bill. But what they don’t know is that the proponents of RH Bill are also the proponents of Divorce Bill. And now that they almost got what they want, they are now preparing for another wave of controversial bill which will open a highway for immorality and degradation of Philippine culture and…show more content…
4. Children from disrupted marriages experience greater risk of injury, asthma, headaches, and speech defects than children from intact families. 5. Suicide rates for children of divorce are measurably higher than for children from intact families. 6. Children of divorce were found to be twice as likely as children from intact families to drop out of school. 7. Divorced adults, particularly divorced men, experience early health problems to a measurably greater extent than married individuals. Premature death rates for divorced men double that of married men from such causes as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and strokes. 8. Young adults ages 18-22 from disrupted families were found to be twice as likely to have poor relationships with their mothers and/or fathers, and that the effects were still evident 12-22 years after the breakup. III. Reaction I do believe that each person deserves to marry the right person for them, but I don't believe divorce can reinforce that. If the government, since the constitution declares that the state should protect the sanctity of marriage, deemed that it's necessary for them to do the job of protecting their ward's marriages, their budget for divorce should go to psychological profiling before marriage, so people can protect themselves from the future “wackos” they're going to marry. If the woman is abused by a man, she should file a case against that creep under RA 9262
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