Some 12 years after capital punishment was abolished in the Philippines, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines will remain vigilant against any attempt to revive the death penalty.
Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza applauded Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon’s declaration that the bill reviving the death penalty is dead in the Senate with at least 13 senators expected to vote against the measure.
Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza believes that no judicial executions will be carried out under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte despite the highly publicized passage of a House bill seeking the revival of death penalty.
The politiko ran a survey to get the district's pulse, but he won't show the results.
Parañaque City Rep. Gus Tambunting on Sunday (February 19) made the case for including plunder in the list of crimes punishable by death penalty.
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines has started applying pressure on Catholic lawmakers not to support measures seeking to restore the death penalty.