MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a status quo ante order on the Reproductive Health (RH) law signed by President Benigno Aquino III last December.
Voting 10-5, the high court stopped the implementation of the RH law for four months or 120 days.
Those who voted for the status quo ante order were Teresita de Castro, Arturo Brion, Lucas Bersamin, Diosdado Peralta, Presbitero Velasco Jr., Roberto Abad, Bienvenido Reyes, Jose Mendoza, Jose Perez and Martin Villarama Jr.
Those who voted against the order were Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, Antonio Carpio, Mariano del Castillo, Marvic Leonen and Estela Perlas-Bernabe.