Politicians And Same Sex Marriage. What Do They Have To Say?
The LGBT (lesbian-gay-bisexual-transsexual) community is lobbying for such a union to be recognized under Philippine law, as part of its campaign for equal rights. Malacañang has distanced itself from the matter and said it is “best left to the sound discretion of the legislature.”
Here are some of the things that our politicians have to say about same-sex marriage in the Philippines.
Bam Aquino: AGAINST
Some rights can be given to long-term couple, pero in terms of marriage, it is defined in our laws already as man and woman. We can look at giving rights to long term couples.
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