24 May '12, 11pm

Senate panel backs military abortion funding

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/05/military-shaheen-military-abortion-funding-052412w/ Senate panel backs military abortion funding By Cid Standifer - Staff writer Posted : Thursday May 24, 2012 19:01:07 EDT A provision that would remove some restrictions on abortion funding in military medical facilities was approved Thursday by the Senate Armed Services Committee. The amendment to the committee’s version of the 2013 defense authorization bill, sponsored by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., would allow the military to fund abortions in cases of rape and incest, much like the Hyde provision that covers spending on abortions for most other branches of the federal government. Shaheen’s amendment would not allow abortion care for any cases except those involving rape or incest or where the life of the mother is at risk. Supporters argue that it would simply provide parity betwe...

Full article: http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/05/military-shaheen-mi...

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