Court Considers Whether Men-Only Draft is Constitutional

Weeks before a government commission weighs in on the subject, federal appeals court judges will consider whether the military's all-male draft system is constitutional.

  • Published 3 March 2020

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Weeks before a government commission weighs in on the subject, federal appeals court judges will consider whether the military's all-male draft system is constitutional. A Texas-based federal judge ruled last year that it is not, in response to a lawsuit brought by the National Coalition for Men. The government appealed, leading to the hearing before a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The case is one of… Read at AP News