Proponents Seek End To Ban On Abortion Coverage in the Military

Boston Globe (AP): The Senate passed its version of the defense bill on Tuesday and now must reconcile it with the House measure, which does not include the abortion provision. Three of the four top negotiators – Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash. – favor lifting the ban.