Abortion services to remain available at the VA after close U.S. Senate vote

Sen. Murkowski is one of two Republicans to vote against scrapping a new Biden rule

By: - April 19, 2023 4:02 pm
A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs office is seen in an undated photo. (Getty Images)

The Department of Veterans Affairs can continue providing service members with access to abortion in cases of life-threatening complications, rape or incest, after the U.S. Senate narrowly blocked a measure Wednesday that would have scrapped a new Biden administration rule. (Getty Images)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.