Legal Experts Challenge Constitutionality of Seven Balanga Barangays Restricting Access to Contraceptives

Barangay Officials May Be Dismissed for Implementation of a Suspended Ordinance September 9, 2011 –“Legal experts Dean Pacifico Agabin and Professor Alfredo Tadiar and legal organizations such as the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers and EnGendeRights filed their position papers with the Sangguniang Panglunsod of Balanga, Bataan last Monday, September 5, challenging the constitutionality of the barangay ordinances restricting access to contraceptives. The Mayor and Vice-Mayor were also furnished copies of the four position papers last Monday.