Philippine Daily Inquirer / AM June 23, Palatino said he was withdrawing House Bill No. , or An Act Empowering Heads of Offices and Departments to Strictly Implement the Constitutional Provisions on Religious Freedom in. House Bill “Religious Freedom In Government Offices Act” He cited Section 5 of the Philippine Constitution’s Bill of Rights that “the free. Manila, Philippines – Kabataan Partylist led by Rep. Raymond Palatino withdrew on Friday, June 22, its House Bill , or the so-called.

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Solon withdraws ‘ban God’ bill, apologizes

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Profile cancel Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Facebook. Kabataan partylist Rep Raymond Palatino is withdrawing his proposed measure seeking to ban prayer services and the display of religious items in government offices. Secularism and the Filipino Freethinkers. Section 4 a does not need any revision because it does not seek to ban personal prayers but only religious ceremonies within the premises and perimeter of and publicly-owned spaces within government offices, departments, and bureaus — and not on public parks and streets since religious activities are not prohibited in these places.

Incidentally to such use, religious acts may be performed in said public property… So long as the use of public property for religious purposes is incidental and temporary, and such as to be reasonably compatible with the use to which other members of the community are similarly entitled, philippinse may be authorized to make, the injunction in section 23 3 of Article VI of the Constitution is not infringed.

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Solon withdraws ‘ban God’ bill, apologizes

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Claiming to be a “freeth They can end hunger, they just won’t. Blessed are the poor, said the billionaire bishops. After reading the full text of the now dead House BillI believe it needed some revisions because it seemed incomplete — and yes, unconstitutional. Housee June 26, Purple Ribbon RH March.