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There is no draft.
The President is authorized, from time to time,
whether or not a state of war exists, to select and induct into the
Armed Forces of the United States for training and service in the
manner provided in this title (including but not limited to selection
and induction by age group or age groups) such number of persons
as may be required to provide and maintain the strength of the
Wyden, Paul, DeFazio, Davis Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Abolish the Selective Service
With No Draft Since 1973, Selective Service Costs $25 Million in Taxpayer Dollars Per Year to Upkeep
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., and U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., and Rodney Davis, R-Ill., today introduced a bicameral, bipartisan bill to end the Selective Service.
“No young person, regardless of gender, should be subject to a military draft or be forced to register for a draft in the United States. The military draft registration system is an unnecessary, wasteful bureaucracy which unconstitutionally violates Americans’ civil liberties and unfairly subjects individuals who fail to register for the draft to unnecessarily severe, lifelong penalties – penalties which disproportionately affect low-income Americans. We should be abolishing military draft registration altogether, not expanding it, which is why I’m proud to reintroduce the Selective Service Repeal Act in the House,” DeFazio said.
originally posted by: Itisnowagain
a reply to: scrounger
Who are 'them'?