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House GOP adds culture war amendments to annual defense bill

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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House Republicans added a host of culture-war amendments to the annual defense bill on Thursday, complicating the traditionally bipartisan measure’s path to final passage later this year. Among the additions to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) approved on Thursday was a measure to block a Biden administration policy to reimburse service members for the travel costs when obtaining an abortion. The amendment, led by Rep. Beth Van Duyne (R-Texas), is a top priority for conservatives and passed 214-207. The House also approved amendments to ban the Pentagon from providing...

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