Conservative Women's Group Applauds Senate Decision To Deny Military Rape Victims Abortion Coverage

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Anti-abortion activists are cheering the decision, and the conservative group Concerned Women for America had some particularly infuriating things to say about the Senate's inaction: Concerned Women for America (CWA) revealed exactly how little concern they have for actual women, much less for America, this week when they sent out a letter attacking women who defend our country for having the nerve to believe they deserve full medical care after being raped. The mind-bogglingly vicious swipe at female soldiers had a couple of doozies, including the claim that allowing raped service members to access abortion 'serves as a political distraction' from national security, as if it's in the interest of national security to subject raped service members to forced childbirth. [...]

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