Senator Francis Pangilinan expressed his protest against President Rodrigo Duterte declaring Martial Law, saying that it is the DNA of every Filipino to fight for their freedom.

Pangilinan says no to martial law, "Filipinos live and breathe freedom, it is in our DNA"
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A survey by Pulse Asia showed that 3 in 4 Filipinos disagree that there is a need for martial law.

“Filipinos live and breathe freedom. It is in our DNA. Ipinaglaban natin ito sa mga dayuhang mananakop at sa mga kapwa Pilipinong mapagsamantala. At bagama’t hindi pa rin natin nakakamit ang kalayaan mula sa kahirapan, kakulangan ng kita at pagkakataong umangat ang pamumuhay, ipinagdiriwang natin ang kalayaang patuloy nating bakahin ito para maabot ang ating potensyal bilang mga indibidwal at bilang isang bansa," she said.


He said the survey proves that Filipinos have not forgotten how to fight for freedom.


The survey was conducted in December 6-11 using interviews.



Panglinan said that democracy is never easy but it is necessary for freedom and ensures that people have a say in their government.


"We already experienced what it’s like to be stripped of our freedom 30 years ago. We must relentlessly defend our democracy for that to never happen again,” Pangilinan said.


“We share the sentiment of US President Barack Obama in his farewell address yesterday that there are many threats to our democracy, and how we deal with them would determine ‘our ability to teach our kids, create good jobs, protect our homeland. That it would determine our future,'” he added.


SOURCE: Kikopangilinan.com




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