Pregnancy a crime for US female soldiers


This video from the USA says about itself:

The War in Iraq costs $720 Million a day. That’s $500,000 a minute. That’s $8333 a second. Find out more here. And here.

From the Australian Broadcasting Corporation:

Prison for pregnant troops in Iraq

Posted Sun Dec 20, 2009 11:38am AEDT
Updated Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:36pm AEDT

Becoming pregnant has become a punishable offence for female American soldiers in Iraq and for those who make them pregnant as well.

General Anthony Cucolo, who commands US forces in northern Iraq, says offenders including married couples could attract punishments such as a court martial, or time in prison.

The irony is that DOD’s pregnancy anti-pregnancy policy will probably lead to more abortions: here.

USA: Anti-war activists losing patience with Obama: here.

Britain: Former prime minister Tony Blair was facing further accusations that he led the country into the Iraq war on a lie: here.

A female sailor who was awarded the MBE could be in line for a six-figure payout after winning her case of sex discrimination against the Royal Navy, her solicitor has said: here.

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