Lummis, Barrasso demand that defense department drop abortion travel policy

Posted on AllSides November 27th, 2023
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Two years after the fall of Roe v. Wade, battles over abortion rights are far from over. Wyoming’s Sens. Cynthia Lummis and John Barrasso joined 25 other Republicans earlier this month in signing a letter demanding that the U.S. Department of Defense rescind its policy of covering travel expenses for service members and their dependents seeking abortions. After the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization last year, Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin issued memorandums stating that the department can pay for travel expenses...

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