CPA hits Cordi congressmen for backing ATB
BAGUIO CITY (Feb. 23) – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) will challenge the constitutionality of the Human Security Act 2007 or more popularly known as the Anti-terrorism Bill (ATB) once President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) signs it into law as the Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA) assails Cordillera congressmen for endorsing the passage of the bill.
NUJP-Metro Baguio Secretary-general Arthur Allad-iw said his group is questioning the constitutionality of the ATB should it be signed into law it may raise this question to the Supreme Court. He said the passage of the ATB disregards the Supreme court decision declaring the Presidential Proclamation 1017 or the State of National Emergency unconstitutional. Read the rest of this entry →