From the story: By a vote of 13-4 today, City Council rescinded last week's symbolic declaration making Philadelphia a "pro-choice" city that supported "women's reproductive rights and freedom" and defended "the right to choose a legal and safe abortion as a final but critical option for women."
The original resolution passed by a 9-8 vote, surprising sponsor Blondell Reynolds Brown who had not expected the declaration to be controversial. Cardinal Justin Rigali swiftly condemned the resolution. Read more...
Where are these people living when they assume that declaring Philadelphia a “pro-choice” city would not be controversial?!?
Now if only the NEA would vote to rescind their so called “reproductive freedom” stand, maybe it would help create more teaching jobs.