After a lot of embarrassing press coverage about families of those who died in the service of the nation being denied death benefits, the government was able to put partisanship aside and pass a bill to ensure that the families would be taken care of. The bill, H.J. Resolution 91, was signed into law yesterday by the President.
Too bad it took ten days and 26 dead servicemen and women to get the government to do the right thing. Click here to read more about it.