New fight opens in Congress over VA policy that sidesteps state abortion bans

Georgia Republicans part of effort to pressure VA to reverse course

By: - September 12, 2022 1:00 am

Georgia Congressman Andrew Clyde led a group of 45 GOP lawmakers in a letter pressuring the VA to rescind its abortion policy. Four other Georgia Republicans – Drew Ferguson, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Jody Hice and Barry Loudermilk – signed onto the letter. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.