Biden admin to fund out-of-state abortions for service members

Oct 21, 2022 | Political News

United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin signed a memo on Thursday saying that the Department of Defense will cover financial expenses for its members to travel out-of-state to get an abortion.

According to Task & Purpose, Austin's memo said, “I am committed to the Department taking all appropriate action, within its authority and consistent with applicable federal law, as soon as possible to ensure that our service members and their families can access reproductive health care and our health care providers can operate effectively.”