Tag: male-only draft

Supreme Court refuses to weigh constitutionality of male-only draft

“Worst news in years for opponents of the draft and draft registration” Editor’s Note: Due to the timely and critical nature of this article, which was included in the Summer 2021 issue of On Watch, we are bypassing our usual 30-day hold…Read More »

FUTURE OF THE DRAFT GOES TO CONGRESS AFTER NATIONAL COMMISSION RECOMMENDS EXPANDING SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION TO WOMEN

BY EDWARD HASBROUCK The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service (NCMNPS)1 has released its final report2, recommending inter alia that Congress expand Presidential authority to order registration with the Selective Service System to include women as well as men. A…Read More »

THE END OF MALE-ONLY DRAFT REGISTRATION

One Federal District Court Judge Says, “Unconstitutional.” What Next? BY DEBORAH H. KARPATKIN On February 22, 2019, the legal landscape shifted on male-only draft registration. Senior District Court Judge Gray Miller granted summary judgment for plaintiffs in a case challenging the constitutionality…Read More »

‘PROACTIVE AND PROTECTIVE’ C.O. REGISTRY SET UP AHEAD OF EXPECTED EXTENSION OF DRAFT REGISTRATION TO WOMEN

Interfaith church offers free registry for all opposed to war and concerned about military conscription The Objector Registry is available at objector.church/register The first ever Objector Registry offers a declaration of conscience for anyone to assert their moral opposition to war, regardless…Read More »