A Miscall to Arms
Why Selective Service for Women Is Immoral by Andrew A. Sicree
In June 2016, the U.S. Senate voted with broad bi-partisan support to require young women to register for the military draft. The House of Representatives was expected to vote likewise soon afterward, and President Obama would surely have happily signed such a modification to the Selective Service Act. Had the law passed, it would have forced women aged 18 to 25 to register with the government, and it would have made them susceptible to conscription in the future. But despite widespread support for the provision among the leadership of the armed forces—then Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said, "I think women should register for the . . .
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