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A U.S. House bill that could have expanded VA (Veteran’s Administration) involvement in performing, procuring and counseling for abortion was successfully neutered before passage today.  Kansas has VA centers in Topeka, Wichita and Leavenworth.

H.R. 5953 — a Woman Vets ‘Bill of Rights’--requires information about specific services for women and amputees be posted inside VA facilities.  It was hurried to a vote today in the lame duck session by order of the Democratic leadership, and National Right to Life had alerted Congress that abortion-exclusionary language was needed.

The necessary language was added before passage.  If not approved by the Senate in the next few weeks, the bill will die (more…)

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