Tag: anti-terrorism

#PingSays: On Anti-Terrorism Legislation Efforts | Oct. 1, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– amendments to the present Anti-Terrorism Law
– moves to address the Philippines’ having the weakest law to address terrorism
– targeting the passage of the measure before Christmas break

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Sen. Lacson Chairs the Hearing on the Anti-Terrorism Bill

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Sen. Lacson’s Opening Statement at the Hearing:

β€œA person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inactions, and in either case, he is justly accountable to them for the injury.”

This quote from the renowned political and economic thinker John Stuart Mill best captures the rationale of today’s public hearing, which seeks to amend Republic Act 9372, otherwise known as the Human Security Act of 2007.

Senate Bill 1956, the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2018
Lacson Bill Gives Government Stronger Teeth vs Terrorism
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Interview on DWIZ | Sept. 1, 2018

In an interview on DWIZ, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– theΒ Isulan bombing and Senate Bill 1956 (Anti-Terrorism Act of 2018)
– pork in the proposed 2019 national budget
– need for government to shift its attention to the economy
– President Duterte’s recent strong statements against possible abuses by China
– timetable of Senate relocation

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Read: Senate Bill 1956, The Anti-Terrorism Act of 2018

β€œWhile an anti-terror law in itself cannot solve the problem of terrorism, an intensified one can however give the government and the law enforcement agencies the much-needed tool in dealing with the emerging threats of terrorism.”

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Para protektahan ang mamamayan sa banta ng terorismo at karahasan, P3.5B ang dinagdag ng Senado sa P195.48B na pondo ng DND para sa 2018


Panoorin:Β Isinulong ni Sen. Lacson ang budget ng DND para sa 2018

What We Have Is Now

Speech Before the Members of the Cotabato Electric Cooperative, Tulunan, Cotabato

I cannot begin to say how grateful I am to be invited to your 21st Annual General Membership meeting.Β  Continue reading “What We Have Is Now”

My Report Card

Speech before the Question Mark Club, Hagonoy, Bulacan

This is my first time to come to Hagonoy to deliver a speech after last year’s elections. I am greatly honored.

Hagonoy has become the home of titans. One of them is my esteemed mentor at the Senate, the Honorable BIas Ople. He has taught me a lot. I have yet a lot to learn from his vast wealth of experience and intelligence. I hope to ripen into a statesman of his stature someday.

Hagonoy is blessed because of Ka BIas. In fact, the entire nation is.Β  Continue reading “My Report Card”