Majority of senators against death penalty - Senator Franklin Drilon
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Speaker Bebot Alvarez introduced Wednesday two new Deputy Speakers to replace Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto who stood by their principles and rejected the death penalty bill.
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Why drag law enforcement into the equation?
Senator Manny Pacquiao remains steadfast in his support of the death penalty bill despite Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon's pronouncement that it will not hurdle the chamber.
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The results of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showing three out of five Filipinos support the revival of death penalty for drug-related crimes only proves the House of Representatives heeded the people's call when it passed the bill…
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Satisfaction with Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's performance rose by 2 points in the first quarter of 2017 despite the recent controversies he has been involved in, according to the results of the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.
Despite her removal from her plum post as deputy speaker, Pampanga 2nd Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo didn't sound regretful at all for her decision to vote "no" to the passage of the death penalty bill.
Poe on death penalty bill: "Ayusin muna ang judicial system"
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Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan did not hide his displeasure over the position taken by some of his party mates in the Liberal Party (LP), voting for the passage of the death penalty bill, in the House of Representatives recently.
The House Leadership may just end up passing the dirty work to its coalition partners as far as the removal of negative-voting House officials on the death penalty bill is concerned.
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III expressed doubts if the Senate could act with dispatch the death penalty bill before they adjourn sine die in June.
Unlike in the House of Representatives, the fate of the death penalty bill in the Senate is shrouded in uncertainty, Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said Wednesday (March 8).
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Students from Ateneo de Manila University are set to hold another rally along Katipunan Wednesday (March 8) to protest the approval on third reading of the bill reinstating the death penalty.
Senator Francis Pangilinan said the Liberal Party was eager to see how each member of the House of Representatives would vote on third reading of the death penalty bill.
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House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez told reporters Monday (March 6) that he's open to filing yet another death penalty bill, this time one that will place the crimes of plunder and rape under capital punishment.
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Given that it's a priority measure, Former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay was no longer surprised that the bill reinstating the death penalty was passed on second reading at lightning speed in the House of Representatives.
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So what happened to rape?
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The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) has expressed outrage with two developments which occurred in the Duterte administration in one day: the appointment of Lt. Gen. Eduardo Año as chief of staff of the Armed Forces of…
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House Majority Leader Rudy Fariñas totally supports the inclusion of plunder as a heinous crime in the bill that seeks to restore death penalty in the Philippines.