Army Veteran Fred Wellman discusses recent answers given by John Kirby, coordinator for strategic communications at the National Security Council, and Ben Hodges, former commanding general, United States Army Europe, regarding why Republicans are wrong about what is hurting military recruitment and readiness.
National Security Council spokesman John Kirby explains why abortion access is necessary for national security.
We have an all-volunteer military.
A fifth of the volunteers are women. Many of the men are married to women.
Concern that they will be stationed in a state where they or their family will not have full access to reproductive health care is already interfering with recruiting and retention.