Sign the Petition: End Draft Registration Once and for ALL!
To: National Commission on Military, National, & Public Service
To: Members of the US Congress
I join many in voicing my opposition to extending mandatory military conscription registration to include women. Now that the men-only registration requirement has been ruled unconstitutional, I urge that mandatory draft registration be ended for everyone, once and for ALL!
A Federal District Court judge issued a declaratory judgement on Friday, 22 February 2019, that the current requirement for men, but not women, to register with the Selective Service System for a possible military draft is unconstitutional. Read more
What should happen next?
Congress should not expand mandatory draft registration to women in order to “fix” the unconstitutional nature of the current men-only requirement, but end it for everyone, once and for ALL!
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By Edward Hasbrouck. How did this happen? What did the Court say? What does this decision mean? What will/should happen next?
Updates on the national military service commission by Edward Hasbrouck. Selective Service System messaging uncovered by FOIA request.
By Laurence Vance. Although the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery, it does not apply to the US government regarding conscription.
Courage to Resist & interfaith church offer free “Objector Registry” for all opposed to war and concerned about military conscription.
By Edward Hasbrouck. Draft registration has failed. There’s no reason to think it can be salvaged by expanding it to women.
Bipartisan committee working on question of whether draft registration should be ended, extended to women, or something else.