Congress May Expand Fertility Benefits For Injured Troops, But Some Religious Groups Are Objecting

The legislation requires the government to expand fertility coverage for service members and veterans who’ve suffered war-related reproductive injuries.

By Carson FrameAugust 1, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Jason Gibson, a former Army combat engineer, now spends a lot of his time at home in central Ohio, coloring and playing hide-and-seek with his 4-year-old daughter, Quinn.

But family life hasn’t come easy for the Jason and his wife Kara. During Jason’s third deployment to the Middle East in 2012, he knelt down to investigate something in the road. That triggered an IED explosion, which nearly cost him his life. He spent more than 17 days in a coma, lost both legs up to the hip, and suffered shrapnel injuries to his groin.

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