Women file suit

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    Agaisnt the military

    KDBC 4 CBS: Servicewomen Sue Military

    "Four servicewomen who have done tours in Iraq and Afghanistan filed a suit against the Defense Department Tuesday challenging the military's longstanding policy against women in ground combat.

    Some of the plaintiffs led female troops who went on missions with combat infantrymen, according to the American Civil Liberties Union, which is representing the women.

    "Their careers and opportunities have been limited by a policy that does not grant them the same recognition for their service as their male counterparts," the ACLU said. "The combat exclusion policy also makes it harder for them to do their jobs."
     
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    From the complaint:

    It will be interesting to see how the government attempts to defend a policy that clearly violates equal protection doctrine – what objective evidence does the government have to justify the exclusion, what’s the rationale, and how is the policy not based solely on the subjective motive to ‘protect’ the ‘weaker sex,’ or keep male soldiers out of harm’s way, their safety ‘jeopardized’ by women.
     
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    What a Country. A couple of possibly deranged women sue the government because their sisters did not have the opportunity to have their arms and legs blown off in combat and left wing males flee to
    Canada if they fear they might be drafted.
     
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    Women as a general rule simply do not have the same physical capacity to withstand sustained combat. A very simple, very real fact.

    You will just have to sue Mother Nature for discrimination.

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    Can you have the best military in the world with all men?

    Yes.

    Can you have the best military in the world with all women?

    No.

    Sorry.

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    They aren't up to it, sorry.

    Men don't want them in the hole with them.





     
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    Crazy as hell ! but its part of what makes the US so great.
     
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    the best military in the world is the one that is never used.

    yours truly,

    George B. McClellan
     
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    The men don't want them there, that's the truest thing mentioned so far.
     

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