There’s Philly and then there’s the rest of PA, much of which is represented in the legislature by Republican yahoos such as this guy:
Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) today compared a new regulation requiring insurers to provide women birth control without a copay to September 11th or Pearl Harbor.
In a speech on the House floor, Kelly said it was such a travesty that women wouldn’t be paying hundreds of dollars a year in copays that it should go down in history as a great tragedy similar to those two events that killed thousands of Americans:
“…I want you to remember August 1, 2012 — the attack on our religious freedom. That is a date that will live in infamy, along with those other dates…”