Senate Passes Defense Bill With No Block On Funding For Abortion Travel, Setting Up Battle With House

Posted on AllSides July 28th, 2023
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The Senate passed its own version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Thursday without adding an amendment to pull Pentagon funding for abortion travel, setting up a likely fight with the House. 

The Senate’s NDAA was widely backed by both Republicans and Democrats, passing in an 86-11 vote. 

“What’s happening in the Senate is a stark contrast to a bipartisan race to the bottom we saw in the House where House Republicans are pushing partisan legislation that has zero chance of passing,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY)...

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