Vigil outside nursing home

August 19, 2008 8:06:22 PM PDT
Advocates for the disabled and elderly held spent a second day holding a sit- in and a candlelight vigil protest outside Philadelphia Nursing Home. Organizers of Tuesday nights event say residents at the home are being abused there every day.

They are calling on Mayor Michael Nutter to close the facility.

The mayor's office says the nursing home has passed all inspections and the city is not planning to close it and leave patients homeless.

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