5 months P1-B additional funding for youth detention facilities reasonable – Gordon MB
By Hannah Torregoza Senator Richard Gordon on Wednesday said he finds the additional P1-billion funding for the creation of detention facilities for youth offenders as reasonable. Sen. Richard Gordon(Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN) Gordon, who chairs the Senate committee on justice and human rights, said the construction of more “Bahay Pagasa” is a welcome development amid complaints about the proposed law that seeks to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR). “Yes, because umaangal sila dun sa pagbaba ng MACR. Di ko na maintindihan ang mga tao, ayaw nila ibaba (because they keep on complaining on lowering ... more