3475Re: Abolishing the death penalty
- Jun 6, 2006Congress passed bills (SB 2254, HB 4826) abolishing capital punishment:
From the INQ7.net article:
"Under the bill, capital punishment for all crimes will be
automatically downgraded to life imprisonment."
"Senators Panfilo Lacson and Alfredo Lim, pro-death penalty advocates,
made a complete turnaround and voted to abolish the death penalty.
"Senator Jose gJinggoyh Estrada who has been charged with plunder, an
offense that carries the death penalty, abstained."
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