Ron DeSantis accuses U.S. military of backing 'abortion tourism'

'When I'm president, on Day One, that policy goes into the trash can where it belongs.”

Gov. Ron DeSantis is telling Iowans that he backs an Alabama U.S. Senator’s holds on military officers, saying it’s necessary to quell the Armed Forces’ promotion of “abortion tourism.”

During remarks Saturday at the Iowa Faith and Freedom dinner, the Florida Governor and 2024 candidate suggested that military members shouldn’t value reproductive rights and questioned leadership priorities given recruitment issues.

“They are breaking … violating the law by funding abortion tourism with tax dollars,” DeSantis said.

Noting that there is “a limited amount of money in a defense budget” and that ammunition is running short, the Governor continued.

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