by Kara Dixon Vuic
Since 1981, the Supreme Court has allowed the exclusion of women from Selective Service registration on the grounds that they were excluded from combat and thus not liable to be drafted. This position is out of date with the reality of women's military service, yet the current court declined to correct its error.
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Kara Dixon Vuic
An odd alliance of the ACLU and the antifeminist National Coalition for Men is petitioning the Supreme Court to overturn a ruling exempting women from registering with the Selective Service and potentially being drafted into the military. Many voices have long advocated this change.
SOURCE: New York Times
by Adam Liptak
A Supreme Court challenge to the male-only requirement to register for the draft is an odd coalition of the ACLU and the anti-feminist National Coalition for Men. If successful, it could end one of the last legal sex-based distinctions in federal law.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Edward J.K. Gitre
To truly confront this threat we need to think bigger, to the greatest challenge the United States has had to face in the modern era, and yet overcame: World War II.
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