HB 1 - updates

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Alvarez on Church opposition to death penalty: 'Why protect evil?'

Dec 14, 2016 - 5:32 PM

We are not talking about ordinary crimes These are heinous crimes – crimes that are difficult to imagine being committed by a human being against another human being says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

PRO-DEATH PENALTY. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is a co-author of the measure seeking to reimpose the capital punishment for heinous crimes in the Philippines. Photo by Rappler

Suarez wants death penalty under Duterte admin only

Dec 14, 2016 - 3:25 PM

House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez says this could be a way to appease the Church which is strongly opposing the proposed revival of capital punishment in the country

THE MINORITY. The House minority bloc holds its weekly press conference at the House of Representatives on December 14. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Lagman: House lacks numbers to restore death penalty

Dec 13, 2016 - 5:45 PM

But Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez tells the public to wait when congressmen finally vote on the death penalty bill during plenary saying I ll take care of it

ANTI-DEATH PENALTY. Representatives Tom Villarin (2nd from left) and Edcel Lagman (3rd from left) are both hoping more congressmen would oppose the reimposition of the death penalty. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Alvarez to ostracized pro-death penalty Catholics: Change your religion

Dec 06, 2016 - 3:57 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez also reminds those opposing the death penalty about the separation of Church and state The Church should just focus on social work he says

PRO-DEATH PENALTY. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is a co-author of the measure seeking to reimpose the death penalty in the Philippines. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Alvarez: We’re not rushing the death penalty bill in the House

Nov 29, 2016 - 6:36 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says that should the measure be passed into law President Rodrigo Duterte would have the political will to implement the death penalty

NO 'RAILROADING.' Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is one of the co-authors of the bill seeking to reimpose the death penalty for all heinous crimes. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'Have a deadly Christmas'? House subpanel OKs death penalty bill

Nov 29, 2016 - 3:23 PM

Members of the subcommittee on judicial reforms choose between death penalty for all heinous crimes and death penalty only for drug related crimes The former wins

IN FAVOR. Members of the House subcommittee on judicial reforms voting in favor of the reimposition of the death penalty for heinous crimes on November 29. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler