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House lists same-sex union bill as priority

The leadership of the House of Representatives has placed the controversial proposal for the legalization of same-sex civil union in the list of priorities in the mid-term session of the 17th Congress that starts July 24, but this time, the bill will cover live-in heterosexual couples who do not want to be legally hitched.

A House leader yesterday urged Congress to pass a bill seeking the creation of the Philippine National Transportation and Safety Board following the Leomarick Trans bus tragedy in Nueva Ecija that killed 32 people Tuesday.

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With the two top leaders of Congress likely to be beneficiaries of moves to unseat the President and the Vice President, an administration lawmaker called for an “impeachment ceasefire” between the camps of President Duterte and Vice President Leni G. Robredo.

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House leaders belittled yesterday the impeachment complaint filed by Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary C. Alejano against President Duterte, saying that the Chief Executive has the full backing of the majority of the members of the House of Representatives.

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Amid the presence of nuns and human rights advocates, the House Committee on Justice yesterday approved the committee report on the substitute bill seeking to re-impose the death penalty for illegal drugs and heinous crimes.

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Panel okays Con-Ass

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The House Committee on Constitutional Reforms yesterday voted to adopt the proposal to amend the 1987 Constitution by convening Congress into a constituent assembly.

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