A small minority of women pushed to allow women to serve in combat. Now if the corrupt Charlie Rangel has his way the draft will be reinstated and women (of child-bearing years) will be included. What a perfect way to destroy the remaining traditional American families.
Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Friday said he plans to introduce legislation that would bring back the military draft and extend it to women for the first time.
Rangel, who has pushed for years to bring back the draft, said the Pentagon’s decision to allow women to serve in combat means that they too should register for the Selective Service.
“Now that women can serve in combat they should register for the Selective Service alongside their male counterparts,” Rangel said in a statement. “Reinstating the draft and requiring women to register for the Selective Service would compel the American public to have a stake in the wars we fight as a nation. We must question why and how we go to war, and who decides to send our men and women into harm’s way.” (Read More)
The men and women he wants to draft certainly won’t have a say as to why and how we go to war.
At Lew Rockwell, Laurence Vance asked “What sacrifices do members of Congress make when the country goes to war? How has Rangel sacrificed since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan began?” Good question. Don’t hold your breath waiting for a good answer.