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Law360 (March 30, 2018, 5:32 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge has refused to toss a putative class action challenging the military draft's male-only requirement, ruling Thursday that the suing woman could have plausibly suffered an injury when she wasn't allowed to register because of her sex. In rejecting ... Protesting
At the age of 18, all males must register for the draft under the Selective Service System, and Americans become eligible to join the military at 18. Is it fair that the U.S. government can force an 18-year-old male to wield a weapon but then prevent that same individual from buying a weapon? Likewise, is ... Gun

The Selective Service System does mail a reminder to make sure 18 year old men register. By law, they must register within 30 days of their birthday. You can register with the Selective Service System by mail or online. It will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and social security number (if ...
... Varela learned that males aged 18-25 are required to register for the Selective Service, which maintains a list of the draft-eligible population, in order to qualify for federal programs, including federal student loans, job training and security clearance, according to the Selective Service System website.
Among the various aspects of the US Selective Service System being re-evaluated is whether it might make sense to change the process to ensure that individuals with technical skills needed for national defense - medical, language, cyber, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics ... hackers
As a Vietnam veteran, I believe the U.S. should expand the Selective Service System to include men, women, LBGT -- everyone. It would not have to be primarily military training, but include health, education and disaster response preparation. This public service should be required before anyone ...

During World War II, she was employed as assistant chief clerk with the Selective Service System in Draft Board No. 3, where she met her husband, when he was honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps after serving in the South Pacific. When the War was winding down, she was employed as ...
The surveys were part of the preparedness movement that Holcomb championed. The manpower census laid the framework for the Selective Service System, which "will provide the most prompt, efficient, and equitable draft possible, if the country should need it," according to the agency's description.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 14, 2018) - Emmanuel Belt, nominated by Gov. Matt Bevin to serve as the Kentucky state director for the Selective Service System (SSS), was officially appointed and sworn in by U.S. SSS Director Donald Benton in a ceremony at the State Capitol yesterday. As State Director, Belt will serve as ...
No doubt the death of the selective service system forty-five years ago was caused by its chronic abuse during the Vietnam war. No doubt armed services filled with volunteers are efficient and capable (if chronically over-deployed). But as our citizenry divorces itself from public service, do we like what ...
“He was shy and kind of reluctant,” at the conference, recalls Kehler, who at the time was 25 and worked for the War Resisters League in San Francisco and had recently been indicted for refusing to cooperate with the Selective Service System. In his speech, Kehler spoke of who was already either in ...
The blue ribbon panel in charge of reforming the nation's Selective Service system will spend the next two years travelling the country, taking input on how to modernize a draft process that hasn't been used since the 1970s. Congress created the 11-member commission to recommend ways to bolster a ...
The Selective Service System wants to hear from men and women in Carroll County who might be willing to serve as members of local draft boards. “Even though there is no draft today, we must be ready in case a national emergency requires Selective Service to provide additional personnel to augment ...
Voting Rights: A panel of judges struck down North Carolina's map of congressional districts, ruling that the plan, which lawmakers acknowledge was designed to favor Republican candidates, violates the Constitution. The Supreme Court is considering whether Ohio's procedure of removing people who ...
In 2012, GAO recommended that DOD establish a process to periodically reevaluate DOD's requirements for the Selective Service System. Although DOD concurred with this recommendation, it has not yet implemented it. GAO believes this recommendation is still valid. Having updated DOD Selective ...
That happened the other day while waiting in line at the post office. For a split second, a blue pamphlet with the word “MEN” in bold white letters on a red background, caught my eye. Looking closer I could see this was a US Selective Service System pamphlet. The cover, in full, was a caution to certain men: ...
After attending Wharton County Junior College, she was employed by the Federal Government with the Selective Service System in Fort Bend County. After the Vietnam War ended, she transferred to a position with the Texas Department of Health as a Medical Records Transcriptionist and was later ...

Don Benton, a former state lawmaker from Vancouver who reportedly frustrated officials in his current role as the Environmental Protection Agency's senior White House adviser, is being tapped to oversee the U.S. Selective Service System, according to a press release from the White House. The selective ...
After a quarter century on the Russell County draft board and many thousands of draftees, H.B. Hamner still feels that the selective service system is “the fairest that can be had.” Hamner, 4204 Summerville Road, retired January 1 from the draft board after serving since September of 1942. He was chairman ...
At a time when draft boards sent young black men off to war two-thirds more often than whites, Holton installed an African-American as head of the state's Selective Service system. He personally escorted one of his daughters to an integrated school. In just 12 contentious years, Virginia had gone from ...
... the chance to challenge her if she wins her primary: Larry Romo, who directed the Selective Service System under the Obama administration, ...
The Selective Service System would give physicals to 1,707 men to get the men needed to fullfil the draft. 25 years ago, 1992: Basketball was ...
Beginning in the mid-1960s — when this nation still had a selective service system, or draft — and as the American involvement in the bloody ...
Beginning in the mid-1960s — when this nation still had a selective service system, or draft — and as the American involvement in the bloody ...
In the community, Urbach serves on the boards of the Maryland Society, Sons of the American Revolution, the Selective Service System and ...
State Sen. Kirk Pearson, R-Monroe, who chairs the Senate's Natural Resources & Parks Committee, will leave elected office to work for the U.S. ...
There are 17 million men registered with the Selective Service System with 2 million added every year. If women were required to register, the ...
The Selective Service System only calls for the draft when a national crisis arises that requires more troops than the U.S. military has in ...
Director Don Benton of the Selective Service System, the executive branch agency that administers draft preparations, spoke in Kenai on Oct.
The report said 11 million people would be added to the Selective Service System if women were required to take part in the draft. Only male ...
Seven years of educational deferment from the Selective Service System was about to expire, and my draft status would be changing from II-S ...
By 1967, it made sense for protesters to target the Selective Service System. Nearly everyone agreed that the draft did not operate fairly.
Others found them comforting after years of waiting for the Selective Service System to come calling. The Vietnam generation came of age with ...
... and others spoke at UC Berkeley in 1969, I was challenged to take a further step: refuse to cooperate with the Selective Service System in an ...
... to requiring women to sign up with the Selective Service System, an issue that the Arizona Senator and Newman's former boss, Sen.
One casualty of the war was trust; another was the Selective Service System (the military draft). After Vietnam, America's wars would be fought ...
... state lawmaker Don Benton to head the Selective Service System, making him the first person to do so without having served in the military.
Beginning in the mid 1960s — when this nation still had a selective service system, or draft — and as the American involvement in the bloody ...
He served several years at the National Headquarters Selective Service System in Washington DC, receiving the second highest award for ...
Following the U.S. declaration of war against Germany on April 6, 1917, it became apparent that a large army would have to be created almost ...
... Defense and Veterans Affairs, of the Selective Service System, and on the grounds or in the lobbies of every major military installation, every ...
... White House; the United States Capitol; the Departments of State, Defense, and Veterans Affairs; the Selective Service System Headquarters; ...
Part of Musgrave's education was his realization that the Selective Service system was a farce. “It was rigged against the working class and the ...
Men (not women) age 18 to 25 must register with the Selective Service System unless an exception applies (see http://bit.ly/2vCm33R).
... Defense and Veterans Affairs, of the Selective Service System, and on the grounds or in the lobbies of every major military installation, every ...
Use our sidebar at the bottom of this story to find what your draft number would have been, and read how the selective service system protected ...
At age twenty one, the Selective Service System, also known as the “Draft” caught up with Bill Cross of Camden, Arkansas. Sooner or later, the ...
... a driver's license (or citizenship if you've immigrated to the U.S. If that's the case, you should know the Selective Service System has not now, ...
... mean not getting a driver's license (or citizenship if you've immigrated to the U.S. If that's the case, you should know the Selective Service System has not now, ...
Male American citizens and male non-citizens between the ages of 18 and 25 still must register with the Selective Service System in the event ...


 

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