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Here you can find official photos, videos, speeches and statements of Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. The #PingBills section contains bills, resolutions and committee reports by Sen. Lacson in the 17th Congress. The #Usaping Katotohanan section seeks to correct misimpressions about Sen. Lacson and his advocacies.

Interview on DZBB: On the Metrobank Robbery | July 17, 2019

In an interview on DZBB, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– updating laws to deal with crimes like the Metrobank robbery
– PH invoking national dignity in UN-HRC resolution on killings

Quotes from the interview…
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Interview on DZBB: National Dignity in UN-HRC Resolution and WPS Issues | July 14, 2019

In an interview on DZBB, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– national dignity factor in UN-HRC resolution on killings
– ‘double standard’ in UN, WPS issues?
– reported claim that VP Robredo’s stand on UN-HRC resolution is a ground for impeachment

Quotes from the interview…
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On the Action of the UN Human Rights Council

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Image credit: United Nations

We have a functioning criminal justice system that deals adequately with erring law enforcers.

We regularly provide our Commission on Human Rights the budget they need to perform their mandate.

Obviously, we can manage without the intervention of the UN Human Rights Council.

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#PingSays: ‘Shared’ House Speakership; Death Penalty Bill; Sen. Bato | July 9, 2019

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
possible effects of a ‘shared’ House Speakership
– possible ‘pork’ in the budget,Β amending the 1987 Constitution
– Senate’s continued independence even with ‘the President’s men’
– passage of death penalty bill
– Sen dela Rosa’s ‘S*** happens’ statement

Quotes from the interview…
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πŸ“° Editorial: Bank secrecy exemption [Philippine Star]

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From The Philippine Star: As long as there are sectors pushing for a genuine anti-corruption campaign, proponents of the reform must not lose hope.

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πŸ“° Editorial Cartoon, BusinessMirror | July 4, 2019

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PingBills | Senate Bill 30, The Anti-Political Dynasty Act of 2019

“It is hereby declared the policy of the State to guarantee equal access and opportunity to public office and service to the public. Towards this end, the Statte adopts a policy of prohibiting political dynasties … to give force and effect to this policy and prevent the concentration of political power to a limited few.”

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PingBills | Senate Bill 29, Parents Welfare Act of 2019

“While government is doing its best in providing support in the form of food and shelter as well as enacting legislations like the Senior Citizens Act, it cannot be over-emphasized that taking care of the elderly members of the society is not only the function of government, but rather it is a shared responsibility of government and the children of said elderly.”

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PingBills | Senate Bill 28, Imposing Heavier Penalties on Lying Witnesses

“False testimonies and sworn statements are sometimes being used to support malicious complaints with the intent of harassing and persecuting innocent persons. This pernicious practice is aimed not only to harass innocent persons but also to put them behind bars and make their families suffer…Β It is noteworthy that because of these untruthful and inconsistent statements, we have witnessed how some men were robbed of their youth and freedom for a long period of time only to be freed later on account that the reason for their incarceration was based on a ‘polluted source.'”

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PingBills | Senate Bill 27, An Act Reinstituting the Death Penalty in the Philippines

“The alarming surge of heinous crimes in recent years has shown that reclusion perpetua (life imprisonment), in lieu of death penalty, is not a deterrent to grave offenders.”

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