Bioethics in Law & Culture Fall 2022 vol. 5 issue 4
Federal Government activity from August 2022 – October 2022
Ana Brennan, J.D.
The Biden Administration
Department of Defense
On October 20, 2022, the DOD announced that it will pay for time off and travel expenses for servicewomen who want to obtain an abortion.
Department of Education
On October 4, 2022, the DOE issued a memo to help guide institutes of higher learning regarding Title IX protections against discrimination against pregnancy, including abortion. Universities are reminded that they must treat pregnancy, childbirth, and abortion “the same as any temporary disability” in their health insurance policies.