Senator Dan Coats and Representative Susan Brooks are lobbying for the bill. It would give the Army and veteran affairs authority to relocate the bodies of veterans who have committed capital crimes and are buried in national cemeteries.
"The people in international cemeteries, those are our heroes," said Vietnam War Veteran Edward Beacom. "A lot of people say this person is a hero, and that person is a hero. Our heroes are the one's that allow us to be here right now, doing the things that we can do."
The Alicia Dawn Koehl Respect for National Cemetaries Act is named after a woman who was killed during a shooting rampage in Indianapolis. The killer was buried with full military benefits.
Report By Fadia Patterson