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Military Abortion

Molly O'Toole

'It'll Hurt Less Than If I'm Alive'

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact

In just a year in the Army, Jessica Kenyon said she was sexually assaulted three different times, her trauma compounded by two botched rape investigat...

Laura Bassett

Colin Powell Urges Congress To Pass Abortion Amendment For Military Rape Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

Colin Powell, former Secretary of State under president George W. Bush, urged House and Senate leaders on Monday to support Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's (D-N...

Laura Bassett

Abortion For Military Rape Victims Amendment Passes Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

In a historic bipartisan vote on Tuesday, the Senate passed Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's (D-N.H.) amendment to the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act th...

Laura Bassett

Military Rape Policies Announced By Defense Department Don't Fix Problem, Groups Charge

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

In light of statistics that show staggering rates of sexual assault in the U.S. military, the Department of Defense announced on Tuesday two new polic...

Laura Bassett

Bill To Restore Abortion Coverage To Military Rape Victims Bypassed In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

Despite pervasive sexual assault in the U.S. military, women who become pregnant as a result of rape while serving in the military are denied abortion...

Laura Bassett

House Refuses To Vote On Abortion Coverage For Military Rape Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

The House Committee on Rules blocked an amendment from going to vote on Wednesday that would have allowed military rape victims to access abortion car...