Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., shown here with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., right, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wants to restore $38 million for a program that would allow members of the U.S. military to freeze their sperm and eggs before deployment. On Tuesday, Senate Republicans for the second time blocked a vote on her funding amendment.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., shown here with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., right, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wants to restore $38 million for a program that would allow members of the U.S. military to freeze their sperm and eggs before deployment. On Tuesday, Senate Republicans for the second time blocked a vote on her funding amendment. J. Scott Applewhite AP
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., shown here with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., right, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wants to restore $38 million for a program that would allow members of the U.S. military to freeze their sperm and eggs before deployment. On Tuesday, Senate Republicans for the second time blocked a vote on her funding amendment. J. Scott Applewhite AP

GOP objection kills Senate funding for military fertility program

June 14, 2016 06:51 PM

UPDATED June 14, 2016 08:21 PM

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