Senator Grace Poe Files Bill Banning Filipino Politicians From Traveling To Jerusalem

3A57751E-90EC-4BFC-9604-D65E639EE76B.jpegMANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Saying that political dynasty in the Philippines is akin to a “Trip to Jerusalem,” Senator Grace Poe filed a bill that would ban Filipinos from seeking elective office if they have close relatives who are incumbents.

The proposed anti-political dynasty bill will ban politicians from traveling to Jerusalem if they are related up to the second degree of consaguinity or affinity to an incumbent elected official.5BFBC3E1-D4E3-4ECC-B6BB-3C2F09AE29BF

In her privilege speech defending her bill, Poe said that the Bureau of Immigration (BOI) will be tasked to implement the ban.

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