(Video) A Question of Faith

Published on Sep 10, 2012 by losangelestimes

In the Philippines, access to contraceptives is largely out of the reach of the poor. A “reproductive health bill” in the legislature that calls for public education on birth control and government subsidies to make it available to everyone has the support of 70% of Filipinos, polls show. But the measure has been blocked for years amid vehement opposition by the Roman Catholic Church.

Learn more about population in the Los Angeles Times Series : http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/population/

More videos from the series

Defying Tradition http://youtu.be/1FnYIYZL2Ms

A Growing Hunger http://youtu.be/2kXwUxGs6Ig

Contraception Caravans http://youtu.be/9wrvNpFHrEU

China Rising http://youtu.be/b6ROvOQTwo8

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