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BILL RECOGNIZING FOUNDLINGS GETS SENATE OK

The Senate gave its nod to a legislative proposal that would recognize foundlings as natural-born Filipinos and give them protection as such. Senate Bill No. (SBN) 2233 hurdled the Upper Chamber on third and final reading with 23 affirmative votes, no negative vote and no abstention from the senators. The measure seeks to promote the […]

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BILL PROTECTING RIGHTS OF FOUNDLINGS PUSHED

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima urged her colleagues to help push for the passage of the bill promoting the rights of and providing greater protections to deserted or abandoned children with unknown parents or foundlings to help them grow and be productive citizens of the country. In her sponsorship speech of the Foundling Recognition and […]