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Drafting women? The situation just got serious.

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posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:14 PM
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Politicians working on the proposed fiscal 2017 National Defense Authorization Act have added something that will get your attention and make you wonder just how serious the current cold war has become.

House Panel Approves Measure to Require Women to Register for Draft

Why would extra bodies be needed with all the advancements in robotics and advanced weaponry?



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posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:16 PM
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a reply to: Generation9

Equal application of the law. If men are required to register for the selective service, and can be denied certain employment opportunities if they do not, women should be held to the same standard.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:19 PM
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Yup, it's what Introvert said: trying to be politically correct and get 'sexism' out of the selective service.

I don't see any sort of draft, females included or not, anytime soon.

Wars really aren't fought on the ground too much anymore.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:20 PM
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a reply to: introvert

Its not right. My wife should not have to worry about being drafted. That is my responsibility.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:22 PM
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originally posted by: BELIEVERpriest
a reply to: introvert

Its not right. My wife should not have to worry about being drafted. That is my responsibility.



I didn't say it was necessarily right, but it would be in -line with the constitutional premise of equal application of the law.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:24 PM
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It's because that since women demand that they be able to be in an Infantry unit or any combat MOS, then its only fair that they be treated the same and be processed into the selective service.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:25 PM
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a reply to: introvert

"Equality" needs to be removed from the Preamble of the Constitution. Equality and liberty do not go hand-in-hand. That is the source of our PC problems.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:26 PM
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originally posted by: BELIEVERpriest
a reply to: introvert

Its not right. My wife should not have to worry about being drafted. That is my responsibility.



What makes you more capable of serving in a draft than she is?

I disagree with a draft period, however it's equal opportunity so I agree with the law.

Egalitarianism has it's downfalls but necessary, none the less.

~Tenth



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:27 PM
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originally posted by: BELIEVERpriest
a reply to: introvert

"Equality" needs to be removed from the Preamble of the Constitution. Equality and liberty do not go hand-in-hand. That is the source of our PC problems.


Equality under the law is a must. Otherwise you will have people with more liberties than others.

This has nothing to do with PC. It's about the government treating people equally...as it should.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:28 PM
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originally posted by: BELIEVERpriest
a reply to: introvert

"Equality" needs to be removed from the Preamble of the Constitution. Equality and liberty do not go hand-in-hand. That is the source of our PC problems.



Wait, what?! Instead of "Equality", what would you deem a suitable replacement?



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:28 PM
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a reply to: Generation9

Equal rights!

Yahoo!



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:30 PM
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a reply to: tothetenthpower

I am taller, stronger, fast, and a better shot than my wife is. On top of that, I speak 2.5 languages. My wife has less of a chance surviving in a battle field than I do. I think she would agree with me that we are not equal.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:30 PM
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Seems like a touche move to all the feminism hubbub



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:31 PM
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a reply to: Atsbhct

Liberty guarantees inequality. Freedom to succeed or fail.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:36 PM
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a reply to: BELIEVERpriest

That's not what I asked. How would you rewrite the constitution to leave out the word " equality"?

Having the freedom to succeed or fail applies to everyone. Men, women, transgendered, etc.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:36 PM
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a reply to: ImaFungi

As well as the transgender movement. Perhaps this is a strategy to avoid the transgender question of whether or not a born female turned male has to register. And the other way around... it would prevent a born male from claiming he is a female in order to avoid registering. It sort of paints the "sex and gender" movement into a corner as it relates to the attempted pacification of a population. We all can see that there is a move towards the emasculation of young men as well as a move to convince young women that they don't even "need" or want a man in their lives.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:39 PM
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a reply to: Generation9

If a biological female self-identifies as a man, is "he" obligated to sign up for the draft?



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:40 PM
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a reply to: Atsbhct

I would give every citizen equality under basic core Rights, like the Bill of Rights. From that point forward, equality ends there.



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:42 PM
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a reply to: BELIEVERpriest

So what wouldn't be equal?



posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 03:43 PM
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originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: Generation9

Equal application of the law. If men are required to register for the selective service, and can be denied certain employment opportunities if they do not, women should be held to the same standard.


Absolutely. I'd rather see the draft killed though.



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