Thursday, November 10, 2016

Congress May Not Require Women to Register for Draft

"While U.S. Defense Department officials have made clear it has no problem with requiring women to register for the draft, lawmakers in Congress appear poised to dodge the issue in the upcoming battle over the defense policy bill.

"House and Senate negotiators plan to shelve the provision in the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act in favor of ordering up a study of the issue, sources told Politico and the Washington Examiner.

""Neither majorities support it," a source told Politico. "There's bigger things to worry about" in the $602 billion defense bill proposed by the Pentagon and the White House."" Read the article: Congress May Not Require Women to Register for Draft - 8 NOV 2016 Military.com | by Richard Sisk