Women and the U.S. Draft

Women and the U.S. Draft

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“The President highly values the service of men and women who comprise our All-Volunteer force and have proven their mettle in our missions worldwide, including operations in Afghanistan and Iraq,” Ned Price, spokesman for the National Security Council, told CNN Friday in a statement.

“And as old barriers for military service are being removed, the Administration supports — as a logical next step — women registering for the Selective Service,” he added.”

http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/02/politics/women-selective-service-obama/

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/12/01/obama-supports-registering-women-military-draft/90449708/

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/white-house-announces-support-women-military-draft/

Surprise!

Equal responsibility to die in the service of the U.S.A.?   Feminists raise hands “hey, wait a minute….”

http://www.weeklystandard.com/feminists-against-the-draft-for-women/article/2003039

Julie Mastrine, feminist says:

“I can’t imagine a more tragic loss of liberty than forcing a citizen, whether male or female, to fight in a war with which they may disagree. Equality is a moot point if personal choice and bodily autonomy must first be eliminated to achieve it,” Mastrine said in a statement.

“But the solution to the decrepit notion that the young of the country are communal property is not to remove the sexism, it’s to remove the draft,” she wrote.

https://www.ncronline.org/news/politics/feminists-weigh-draft-registration-women

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