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Abortion For Military Rape Victims Amendment Passes Senate from the Huffington Post, 12/6/12

Friday, December 07, 2012

The article reports, “In a historic bipartisan vote on Tuesday, the Senate passed Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s (D-N.H.) amendment to the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act that would extend abortion insurance coverage to victims of rape in the military. If the House of Representatives decides to include the measure in its version of the defense bill, military servicewomen who have become pregnant from rape will no longer have to pay out of pocket for an abortion procedure for the first time since 1981.”

View the full article at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/abortion-military-rape-jeanne-shaheen_n_2244668.html