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Unformatted text preview: se calls for is government neutrality in religious matters. Clearly, governmental reliance on religious justification is inconsistent with this policy of neutrality (Ang Ladlad LGBT Party v. COMELEC, G.R. No. 190582, Apr. 8, 2010). The government must act for secular purposes and in ways that have primarily secular effects. That is, the government proscribes this conduct because it is "detrimental (or dangerous) to those conditions upon which depend the existence and progress of human society" and not because the conduct is proscribed by the beliefs of one religion or the other. (Estrada v. Escritor, 492 SCRA 1, 2006) j. LIBERTY OF ABODE AND RIGHT TO TRAVEL Q: What are the rights guaranteed under Section 6 of the Bill of Rights? A: a. Freedom to choose and change one’s place of abode; and b. Freedom to travel within the country and outside. 1. Limitations Q: What is the limitation on the liberty of abode? A: The liberty of abode may be impaired only upon lawful order of the court and within the limits prescribed by law. 2. Return to One’s Country Q: Is the right to return to one’s country guaranteed in the Bill of Rights? A: The right to return to one’s country is not among the rights specifically guaranteed in the Bill of Rights, which treats only of the liberty of abode and the right to travel. Nevertheless, the right to return may be considered as a generally ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 93 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 accepted principle of International law, and under the Constitution, is part of the law of the land. However, it is distinct and separate from the right to travel and enjoys a different protection under the Intl. Covenant of Civil and Political Rights. (Marcos v. Manglapus, G.R. No. 88211, Sept. 15, 1989 & Oct. 27, 1989)...
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