Senator Risa Hontiveros
Senator Risa Hontiveros came to the defense of Liza Soberano and Catriona Gray after Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. warned them on their ties with Gabriela Youth.
Sen. Risa Hontiveros talked with MPDD Rolando Miranda after the Quiapo Church incident. Their conversation was captured on video and it immediately went viral.
A misleading post spreading on social media claimed that Sen. Risa Hontiveros said that OFWs should pay PhilHealth contributions because they earn dollars.
Sen. Risa Hontiveros said that according to reports, China owes the Philippines billions of pesos as reparations for alleged damage to reef ecosystems in WPS.
The Senate has conducted its first hearing about the divorce bill. Sen. Risa Hontiveros said that divorce is “pro-family” and “pro-children." She also said that divorce should be there for those who need it.
Senate President Tito Sotto has commented over the SOGIE bill. He said that the proposed measure would put an end to academic and religious freedom. However, Sen. Risa Hontiveros said that the SOGIE bill respects the freedom.