As stipulated by the Constitution, the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court sends the matter of abortions back to the states to be decided by each state’s legislature.
However, private corporations are already taking steps to nationalize the issue.
Some corporations that operate in many states have intervened on behalf of their employees, even offering to cover travel expenses for employees in non-abortion states to obtain abortions in another state.
Now, portions of the federal government are announcing their plans about the repeal of the law.
Trending Politics claimed that the same Pentagon that fired servicemembers for failing to comply with a Covid-19 immunization mandate will now disregard state laws and support the physical autonomy of female servicemembers.
The Department of Defense disregarded the majority of religious objections to the Covid vaccine mandate and the greater protection offered by natural immunity in order to forcibly ‘vaccinate’ servicemembers with mRNA doses that do not prevent the virus’s spread. Politics Trends continues.
According to Politico, the Department of Defense does not yet have “any policy to announce for accommodating female service members stationed in states that have outlawed abortion,” officials told NatSec Daily.
“Female troops seeking the procedure already face steep hurdles to getting the care they need: They cannot get abortions at military medical facilities, and federal law also prevents troops from using their Tricare health insurance to cover the cost of the procedures at private facilities, unless the life of the mother is at risk due to the Hyde Amendment,” Politico continued.
More on this story via The Republic Brief:
“The biggest challenge currently is the lack of complete freedom to travel when you want to travel without having to get permission from a supervisor,” former Air Force JAG officer and Southwestern law professor Rachel Vanlandingham said. “Now, women serving here stateside are going to be subject to the whims [of the states] that they are involuntarily assigned to.” CONTINUE READING…