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S Amdt 3252 - Military Abortions Amendment - Key Vote

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Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Nay (Tabling Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (50-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Military Abortions Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that would repeal a provision that forbids service women and dependents from getting an abortion in overseas military hospitals.

Highlights:
  • Repeals a provision from the 1996 defense bill that forbids U.S. military women from using their own funds to obtain legal abortion services in overseas military hospitals.
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NOTE: A SENATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Military Abortions Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table [kill] an amendment that would repeal a provision that forbids service women and dependents from getting an abortion in overseas military hospitals.

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