The Senate is a self-respecting institution and should not legislate to please the incumbent President of the Philippines which obviously is what will be projected to our people if we include a sunset provision limiting the effectivity of the proposed legislation on the restoration of the death penalty," Lacson said over the weekend.

Lacson, who is in favor of the death penalty, was responding to reelected Senator Ralph Recto's statement that the proposed restoration of the death penalty should have a sunset provision that it should be imposed for six years only.

"Anyway, 'pag nabago na po ang mood ng taumbayan, nagbago na po ang mood ng legislators, ng policymakers, it can be repealed any time.

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