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VETERANS AND MILITARY

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VETERANS AND MILITARY

We support:

  1. investigation/prosecution of sexual assault/harassment in civilian courts
  2. full-service VA healthcare for LGBTQIA+
  3. rigorous oversight of VA hospitals
  4. increased funding/access to mental health services
  5. requiring VA payment for veterans’ medical care when VA providers are > 30 driving miles or the wait for services is > 30 days
  6. requiring VA physicians to inform/offer patients all potential treatments including cannabis
  7. 24-hour holds for suicidal veterans at VA facilities
  8. removing time limits for accessing GI-Bill/educational benefits
  9. increasing Veteran housing
  10. policies/funding, VA/VHA for rural/urban Iowa, employment assistance
  11. National Guard Education Assistance Benefits for Summer School
  12. citizenship for honorable service/discharges including deportees
  13. adequate funding for troop training/logistics/support

We oppose:

  1. privatization of VA hospitals/medical services
  2. using mercenaries/private military companies
  3. denying VA benefits for THC use
  4. stopping VA disability benefits if receiving SS

ACRONYMS USED IN THIS SECTION

LEO - Law Enforcement Officer
LGBTQIA+ - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual/Agender, and Community
SS - Social Security

Iowa Democratic Party

2018 Constitution/Bylaws

2017 IDP Off Year

2016 IDP Constitution

2016 IDP Bylaws

2018 IDP Platform

2016 IDP Platform

2018 CD1 Platform

2018 CD2 Platform

2018 CD3 Platform

2018 CD4 Platform

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