REP. LAWRENCE “LAW” H. FORTUN
Agusan del Norte 1st District
Member for the Minority – Committee on Human Rights
Co-Author, HR 639 supporting the renewal of ABS-CBN Franchise
A lawyer by profession | Mobile number 09177292437
BREAKING NEWS STATEMENT
TWG FINDINGS ARE COMPLETE DEPARTURE FROM TRUTH, JUSTICE, and REASON
The TWG findings are a complete departure from the official position and statements of the departments, agencies, offices and independent organizations invited to the joint committee hearings. The TWG recommendation for a resolution denying the franchise is a departure from truth, justice and reason.
While I have to respect the decision of the majority, I am saddened that they voted to adopt a resolution that effectively denies millions of Filipinos access to important information and displaces thousands of breadwinners of thousands of families in the middle of a pandemic.
The chilling effect of this on mass media is massive.
This is a sad day.
For the country.
History will judge the House on this.