Liberal Party Sen. Francis Pangilinan the Latest Target of Duterte’s Ire

Attacks on the opposition resumed, with President Rodrigo Duterte singling out a Liberal Party senator for supposedly creating an environment that would lead to a generation of criminals. Sen. Francis Pangilinan had authored in 2006 a law that set the age of criminal liability to 15. The president wants this lowered to 9 years old. Fact check, however, reveals that a 2013 law superseded the one in 2006 and effectively lowered the age to…

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