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.
Take action! Tell Congress not to expand draft registration to women, but to abolish it for everyone:
Conscription and the Draft recent posts
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.
Intersectional Feminist Perspectives on the Draft Discussion – Politics of Inclusion, Compulsion, or Progress? Organized by Dartmouth College activists.
Support the Selective Service Repeal Act of 2021 (HR 2509 & S 139) introduced in Congress with bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate.
Today, forcing women to register for the draft is again in front of congress. This statement on behalf of a group of feminist leaders is again urgent.
Military conscription is a bad idea that just won’t die – and right now it’s under active consideration in Congress. Update from Edward Hasbrouck.