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Politics: Full List of Republicans Who Voted Against Maternity Services for Veterans

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The DOULA for VA Act of 2022 was approved by a vote of 376 to 44, while four other pieces of legislation designed to support and honor U.S. military veterans were also passed. Twelve members did not vote.

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Forty-four Republican members of the House voted against the legislation, which had been introduced by Democratic Representative Brenda Lawrence and would require the secretary of veterans affairs "to establish a pilot program to furnish doula services to veterans."

The members who voted against the bill were:

  • Jodey Arrington of Texas
  • Dan Bishop of North Carolina
  • Lauren Boebert of Colorado
  • Tim Burchett of Tennessee
  • Ben Cline of Virginia
  • Michael Cloud of Texas
  • Andrew Clyde of Georgia
  • Eric Crawford of Arkansas
  • Warren Davidson of Ohio
  • Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee
  • Neal Dunn of Florida
  • Jake Ellzey of Texas
  • Tom Emmer of Minnesota
  • Pat Fallon of Texas
  • Drew Ferguson of Georgia
  • Brad Finstad of Minnesota
  • Russ Fulcher of Idaho
  • Louie Gohmert of Texas
  • Bob Good of Virginia
  • Lance Gooden of Texas
  • Paul Gosar of Arizona
  • Mark Green of Tennessee
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia
  • Glenn Grothman of Wisconsin
  • Andy Harris of Maryland
  • Diana Harshbarger of Tennessee
  • Yvette Herrell of New Mexico
  • Jody Hice of Georgia
  • Ronny Jackson of Texas
  • Jim Jordan of Ohio
  • John Joyce of Pennsylvania
  • Brian Mast of Florida
  • Troy Nehls of Texas
  • Ralph Norman of South Carolina
  • Scott Perry of Pennsylvania
  • John Rose of Tennessee
  • Matthew Rosendale of Montana
  • Chip Roy of Texas
  • Pete Sessions of Texas
  • Gregory Steube of Florida
  • Van Taylor of Texas
  • Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey
  • Beth Van Duyne of Texas
  • Randy Weber of Texas

Lawrence, who introduced the bill, welcomed its passage in tweets on Thursday, saying: "This bill takes an important first step to strengthen maternal health care for veterans enrolled in the VA health care system. I urge the Senate to take swift action to solidify this necessary care for our veterans."

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The four other veteran-related bills passed by the House on Thursday were the Commitment to Veteran Support and Outreach Act, the Mark O'Brien VA Clothing Allowance Improvement Act, a bill to designate the outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Greenville, South Carolina, as the "Lance Corporal Dana Cornell Darnell VA Clinic" and the Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act.

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