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Democratic councilwoman says the safety measure relied on in low-income neighborhoods hurts shoppers' feelings.

Philadelphia City Council approves bill to remove bulletproof glass from storefronts


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The Philadelphia City Council voted Thursday to remove bulletproof glass from the windows of some local businesses, despite a backlash from shop owners who cited safety concerns.

The council voted 14-3 to approve legislation that could eventually force business owners to remove the protective glass outside their storefronts that some lawmakers believe operate as drug fronts and facilitate loitering and public urination, Fox 29 reported.— More….


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