Jacksonville Metropolis Council Withdraws Abortion Transportation Invoice

The Jacksonville Metropolis Council’s entry into the nation’s tumultuous political and authorized battle for entry to abortion ended as abruptly because it started.

Metropolis Councilman Reggie Gaffney filed laws in Might to cowl as much as $4,000 in journey bills for out-of-state metropolis workers who’ve abortions and sought an emergency council vote on the difficulty.

The council did pace up the passage of the regulation, however on Tuesday it needed to unanimously withdraw it and not using a vote for or towards. Even Gaffney agreed to the withdrawal of his regulation, voting 19-0.

“I do not help abortion, so that you all want to grasp that. However what I actually supported was ladies’s rights,” he mentioned final week.

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