Arianna Standish, Truth In Recruitment
Rivera Sun, CODEPINK
Edward Hasbrouck, Resisters.info
Bill Galvin, Center on Conscience and War
A bill introduced to Congress is trying to expand draft registration to women . . . but a network of peace activists, experienced draft resisters, antiwar feminists, and draft-age youth are working to not only stop it, but to abolish the draft for all genders.
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Conscription and the Draft recent posts
We don’t have a draft today because widespread, visible, and widely supported resistance forced an end to the draft before the end of the US war in Vietnam.
Rosa del Duca on the “Intersectionality & the U.S. Military Draft” panel at the recent Peace and Justice Studies Association.
A discussion of legislation that will require women to register with Selective Service hosted by the Vietnam Peace Commemoration Committee.
House Armed Services Committee joined Senate Armed Services Committee in voting to expand registration for a possible military draft to include young women.
Senate Armed Services Committee was released this morning before they convened for a closed-door markup of the National Defense Authorization Act. Chair Jack Reed (D-R.I.) has proposed forcing women to register for a future military draft
A House Armed Service Committee hearing heard from witnesses on only one side of the debate over whether to end draft registration or extend it to women.