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WATCH: House passes death penalty bill on 3rd and final reading

Mar 08, 2017 - 7:03 AM

214 yes 54 no 1 abstain – that s how the House of Representatives voted for the death penalty bill

CBCP on death penalty vote: We shall not be silenced

Mar 07, 2017 - 10:00 PM

They may have won but it does not mean that they are right CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas says after the House of Representatives approved the death penalty bill

PRO-LIFE. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, slams the House of Representatives for approving the death penalty bill on 3rd and final reading. File photo by Roy Lagarde

LIST: How congressmen and women voted on the death penalty bill

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:14 PM

UPDATED A total of 217 lawmakers voted in favor of the measure while 54 voted against it and 1 abstained

FINAL VOTE. A total of 272 out of 293 members of the House of Representatives showed up on March 7, 2017, for the final reading of the bill reintroducing the death penalty. The yes vote won. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Death for drug convicts: House passes bill on final reading

Mar 07, 2017 - 5:39 PM

4th UPDATE Under the House approved measure drug convicts on death row can be executed either through hanging firing squad or lethal injection

APPROVED. The death penalty bill breezes through the House of Representatives on March 7, 2017. File photos by Rappler

LIVE: Final reading of death penalty bill at the House of Representatives

Mar 07, 2017 - 5:11 PM

On Tuesday March 7 the representatives present at the plenary session will be given 8 minutes each to explain their votes on HB 4727 Follow live updates here