The Defense Authorization bill is supposed to focus on the needs of the military, but this year’s version is becoming the repository for a number of divisive social issues as well. Already included is language to repeal the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy banning gays in the military and a provision providing college scholarships for illegal immigrants. Now Illinois Sen. Roland Burris is trying to lift a ban on abortions performed at military hospitals. Why would lifting this ban be a terrible precedent? How is this proposal part of a much larger agenda? And how has the military become the testing ground for major shifts in social policy? We ask Denise Burke, vice president of legal affairs at Americans United for Life.