Philadelphia Council Dumps ' ' Title Pro-Choice City
Just a week after adopting a resolution declaring its city "pro-choice," the Philadelphia City Council voted 13-4 Thursday to rescind the proclamation. Nine council members originally supported the plan.
"The members who supported today's resolution are to be commended for reflecting carefully upon this issue and showing the courage to revisit it," Cardinal Justin Rigali said in a statement Thursday. "In a city where so many people vigorously defend life at every stage, proclaiming
The resolution was introduced by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at the request of Planned Parenthood, which helped her craft the document.