This bill would ensure that the surviving spouses of individuals who were disabled in combat receive their benefits. Just because a veteran isn’t 100% disabled doesn’t mean they don’t face huge obstacles because of the sacrifice they made for the country.
Disabled veterans and their families are certainly entitled to benefits thanks to their sacrifice to the country. But the distinctions that this bill makes are so arbitrary. Are veterans who are only 10% disabled entitled to the same rights as those who are 90% disabled? No.