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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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.