The outcomes of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) displaying three out of 5 Filipinos help the revival of death penalty for drug-related crimes solely proves the House of Representatives heeded the folks’s name when it handed the invoice about it, Malacañang mentioned Wednesday (April 26).

Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella mentioned the survey is likewise an affirmation of public help for the administration’s platform on peace and order.

“The latest SWS survey showing that 61% of the Filipino people support the proposed death penalty affirms the President’s leadership platform anchored on peace and order as well as his strong stance against illegal hard drugs and criminality,” he mentioned in a press release.

“It also proves that the House of Representatives’ decision last month to pass the death penalty bill is on the right track and accurately reflects the pulse of the Filipino people,” he added.

According to the survey, 61 p.c of respondents “strongly or somewhat approve” of the proposal to reinstate capital punishment whereas 23 p.c “somewhat or strongly disapprove.”

The figures correspond to a “good” +38 web approval of the proposal to revive the death penalty.

However, the identical survey additionally confirmed that 52 p.c of respondents have “either only a little or almost no knowledge” about invoice, 13 p.c have “extensive knowledge” about it, whereas 35 p.c mentioned that they had “partial but sufficient knowledge” relating to House Bill 4727, which was handed by the House on third and closing studying final March.

Abella mentioned the President is decided to satisfy his promise to make a safer and safer place for the folks.