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Next question: Must women
register for the draft?

Politico, by Kate Brannen

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/28/2013 8:06:11 AM

For as long as women have been excluded from combat, they’ve also been exempt from having to register for the Selective Service System, the database kept just in case all hell breaks loose and the U.S. must reintroduce the draft. But now that women are being admitted into combat units, the justification for making only young men register is on shaky ground. “It would seem a little strange to have nearly every job in the military open to women and not also require them to register for Selective Service,” said David McKean, legal director at the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Judith, 1/28/2013 8:29:30 AM     (No. 9143651)

Don´t be ridiculous. Our new world is being tailored for all the little divas (women, racial or multi-alphabetic-that-I-no-longer- know-what-it-stands-for)to accommodate their fantasies. It is NOT being tailored for our country to thrive or be adequately protected.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: starsNstripes, 1/28/2013 8:30:39 AM     (No. 9143654)

The answer of course should be "yes"; however, as it is with everything in the equality era, my guess is that women will get special treatment here.

The bigger issue for me is whether the elite units (SEALs, Green Berets, etc.) will have to water down their physical fitness requirements to allow women to pass. Once we cross that line, look for our elite forces to be comprised of some less than capable people (think Gomer Pyle).

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Reply 3 - Posted by: iamtinman, 1/28/2013 8:31:47 AM     (No. 9143657)

I thk we first ought to find out how many women actually want to join combat units and why. Maybe it´s chauvinistic, but I kind of think very few women want to be infantry soldiers.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: jinx, 1/28/2013 8:39:02 AM     (No. 9143671)

If we have a draft that includes women, does that mean that Obama´s daughters will have to sign up? The Queen´s grandsons both have signed up and gone into harm´s way. Bet he will figure a way out for them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly, 1/28/2013 9:28:40 AM     (No. 9143785)

Should have been done years ago.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 1/28/2013 9:38:45 AM     (No. 9143807)

This Registration Step should have been done a long time ago.
Part of the Citizenship privilege carries the responsibility to follow the law; that being that at age eighteen, males must register for the Draft.
Now that women bear the same responsibility. They should have to register as well.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: charliecoconut, 1/28/2013 9:57:16 AM     (No. 9143843)

Women were instrumental in both elections putting Obama in power; now cut your hair and strap on your combat boots girls.

If you don´t register then you should go to prison like in the Viet Nam era.

Now for the unintended consequences: The new level of Fragging, Islamist will really enjoy the prisoner of war thing, a whole troop of baby daddy´s, whose´s gonna carry the make up and feminine hygiene equipment, at least one week a month the enemy, and comrades, will get hell.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: wilko, 1/28/2013 10:08:09 AM     (No. 9143872)

Navy SEAL CPO Tiffany Higginbottom. Let that bang around in your head for a few minutes...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/28/2013 10:12:15 AM     (No. 9143883)

How about if only Democrat women need register?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: coyote56, 1/28/2013 10:19:21 AM     (No. 9143911)

America seems to have forgotten Bob Hope in a combat war zone bringing a beautiful girl on stage & saying "Just wanted to remind you GUYS what you´re fighting for". My generation will never forget!!!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 1/28/2013 10:38:23 AM     (No. 9143971)

...register women and send the republicans to the front line

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Reply 12 - Posted by: woodsman, 1/28/2013 10:40:18 AM     (No. 9143980)

Both should or neither should

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Felixcat, 1/28/2013 11:17:01 AM     (No. 9144086)

Okay, let´s just decide which country we want to surrender to, offer ourselves up; natural resources, debt and all, and get it over with - the end of the Republic once known as the USA.

A quick death is better than a slow, agonizing bleed out and this is exactly what this women in combat status change is.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/28/2013 12:58:57 PM     (No. 9144358)

The Left is willing to pass laws both for and against everything.

The idea is to become able to sell or give or withhold permission for all human activity.

Cat-bird seat.

Toll collector.

The issue doesn´t matter.

What does matter is that we have lots of laws and lots of government and lots of highly profitable corruption.

Only the individualist will suffer and we all hate him anyway.

....thinks he can make it on his own !

....the dangerous loner.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JimJr, 1/28/2013 4:27:15 PM     (No. 9144829)

1. Yes.

2. No more choice of assignments than men.

3. No changes in training requirements, including physical requirements (i.e. "gender norming").

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