Senate approves women registering for the draft

Women may soon be required to register for the military draft

  • Senate approves women registering for the draft
  • The National Defense Authorization Act passed 85-13, although some Republican senators protested against the inclusion of the provision pertaining to women and the draft.
  • Washington (CNN) Women may soon be required to register for the military draft.
  • The U.S. Marine Corps had opposed the opening of certain combat specializations to women.
  • The Senate overwhelmingly passed a $602 billion defense bill Tuesday that included an amendment that would require women to register for the draft — also known as the selective service — for the first time in history.

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Women may soon be required to register for the military draft.


Senate approves women registering for the draft

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