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

Abortion rights advocates say members of the military who want to terminate pregnancies should be able to ask for leave without fear of retaliation from a superior

By: - June 23, 2022 5:19 pm
Abortion demonstrators outside the Supreme Court

In this 2021 file photo, demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court as justices hear arguments in a Mississippi case that seeks to overturn Roe v. Wade. (Jane Norman/States Newsroom)

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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.