“One of the First Senators of the First Congress and First Congressional Representative of undivided Lanao in Mindanao who refused to sign the 1935 Constitution, as a delegate on the grounds that the rights of the muslims was not protected.”
1. That it carries no provision to promote the progress of the non-Christians as provided in Article XII, Section 5 of the proposed draft;
2. That it places too much power in the Executive Department, which might inspire the establishment of a dictatorial government;
3. That it carries no provision for municipal and provincial autonomy;
4. That it might encourage communism because of the allowance given to the government to appropriate and substitute landed estates;
5. That the safeguards provided against the acquisition of agricultural lands by the foreigners are not sufficient;
6. That there is no provision made for the nationalization of the retail trade; and
7. That there was too much intervention from outside, especially from President Quezon in the drafting of the Constitution.