8 months Lawmakers asked to heed SWS survey on Filipinos’ desire to retain MACR at 15 yrs old MB
By Hannah Torregoza At least two senators on Wednesday appealed to fellow lawmakers to heed the results of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showing that majority of Filipinos want to retain the minimum age of criminal responsibility at 15 years old. (MANILA BULLETIN/ FILE PHOTO) “The writing on the wall is clear. The people have spoken. Leave our children alone. I hope this will signal a turn in the tide on this issue, end the fake and unscientific debate on arbitrary numbers and guide us lawmakers in making the right decision,” Senator Risa Hontiveros said in a statement. “As ... more