Access to abortion for members of the military expanded in Pentagon spending bill

The U.S. House’s annual funding bill for the Defense Department would require the Pentagon to provide leave to troops and civilian employees seeking abortions

By: - June 23, 2022 4:20 pm

A U.S. House proposal would require the Defense Department to grant leave for abortions. (Catherine Ledner/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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