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MILITARY: Women should be subject to the draft

Letter by Donald Veal, Gig Harbor on Jan. 28, 2013 at 2:07 pm with No Comments »
January 28, 2013 2:07 pm

The ban has been lifted on women in combat. Now when women turn 18, they should also be required to register with Selective Service and be conscripted in the event the government wishes to add troops quickly. If women have the ability to take up arms and fight hand to hand in combat, then they are also capable to serve whether they volunteer or not.

So, ladies, why don’t you fully step up to the plate and demand Selective Service registration? You cannot have it both ways!

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