The VA Can't Fund IVF for Soldiers Because Congress Loves Embryos More

As we exit another Memorial Day weekend full of solemn paeans to The Troops, the Washington Post reminds us that the Veterans Affairs Administration still won’t cover in vitro fertilization for injured returning veterans. The ban has been in place for nearly a quarter century, and it’s there to protect fertilized… » 5/26/15 8:15pm 5/26/15 8:15pm

Your Evening Inspiration: Disabled Veterans Kicking All Sorts of Ass

The Wounded Warrior Amputee football team is made up of veterans who have lost limbs while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. In November, the team faced off with another group of veterans for a no-holds-barred game. The catch? The other team was made up of non-disabled NFL veterans, not those who had served in the… » 12/10/13 8:30pm 12/10/13 8:30pm

Best Thing You'll See Today: Town Sponsors Amputee Veteran's Wedding

Marine Corporal Juan Dominguez, who lost both legs and his right arm in an explosion in 2010 while serving in Afghanistan, married the love of his life, Alexis, on April 27, 2013 in Temecula, California. People from the town celebrated Juan's service by gifting elements of the wedding to Juan and Alexis — including… » 5/15/13 11:05am 5/15/13 11:05am

New Bill Would Expand Fertility Coverage for Veterans

The Senate is currently considering a bill that would expand medical coverage for wounded vets to include in vitro fertilization. According to the AP, soldiers with pelvic or spinal cord injuries can have reproductive trouble once they return home and try to start (or augment) a family, and though the Department of… » 8/19/12 2:30pm 8/19/12 2:30pm

Who To Hate More: The Morally Repugnant, or the Morally Bankrupt?

It is rare that I look at a lawsuit and think that personal injury lawyers make any contribution to society. From the lady that spilled McDonald's coffee on her punani to the ridiculous pantsless (now former) D.C. judge, most people have begun to roll their eyes at a certain type of lawyer and the clients that feed… » 11/01/07 12:30pm 11/01/07 12:30pm