Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Will Woman Be Drafted Into The U.S. Military?

Listen Up Ladies! Next Time There's A Draft, Uncle Sam Might Want You Too -- Stars And Stripes

WASHINGTON — Tennnnnn-hut, ladies! The next time Uncle Sam comes calling, he's probably going to want you, too.

The Obama administration's recent decision to lift the ban on women in combat has opened the door for a change in the law that currently compels only men between age 18 and 25 to register for a military draft, according to legal experts and military historians.

Never before has the country drafted women into military service, and neither the administration nor Congress is in a hurry to make them register for a future call-up. But, legally, they may have no other choice.

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My Comment: Since they are now permitted to go into combat .... the short is yes .... they can be drafted. As to the question .... will Washington want to draft them .... I doubt it .... even with the legal reasons that ,may be thrown in.

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