In a rare show of bipartisanship, the House unanimously passed new legislation to raise awareness about the health dangers of military burn pits. Thousands of veterans who worked on those pits say they are suffering from respiratory illnesses and cancer but the Department of Defense says there is not enough scientific evidence to link long term illness to the burn pits. Soledad O’Brien sits down with Bonnie Carroll, the founder of TAPS, and Coleen Bowman, whose husband died of cancer after being exposed to burn pits.

 

 

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