Another win for equal rights, ladies

Caption: A feminist reacts to receiving her draft notice.

Many people have noticed that feminists? clamour for equal rights falls silent when it comes to the hard, nasty, dangerous stuff of being a man. Feminists screech and whine about ?girls in STEM? but say nothing about the near-total domination of women in teaching and healthcare. They?re also notably cool on demanding gender equality in the sanitation industry, let alone the dangerous work of construction.

Feminists in America have also been happy for men alone to be subject to universal Selective Service ? registering for the draft. A federal judge has put the kybosh on their hypocrisy. Quote:

A federal judge in Texas ruled Friday than an all-male military draft is unconstitutional given that women can now serve in combat roles just as men do.

Judge Gray H. Miller of Federal District Court in the Southern District of Texas noted that the Supreme Court?s 1981 ruling in favor of excluding women from the draft was based on the fact that women could not be combat soldiers. But the Pentagon opened up all military roles to women in 2015.

?While historical restrictions on women in the military may have justified past discrimination, men and women are now ?similarly situated for purposes of a draft or registration for a draft,?? Judge Miller wrote in his ruling. ?If there ever was a time to discuss ?the place of women in the Armed Services,? that time has passed.?

The case was brought by a men?s right group, and two men who argued an all-male draft violates the 14th Amendment?s equal-protection clause. Although there has not be a US military draft in 40 years, men who fail to register with the Selective Service System at their 18th birthday can be denied public benefits such as federal employment and student loans. Women cannot register for Selective Service.

The group, called the National Coalition For Men, cheered the ruling.

?We think it?s about time since women are allowed in combat,? Marc E. Angelucci, a lawyer for the National Coalition for Men, said. ?If we have draft registration, both sexes should have to register. There?s really no more excuse to require only men to register.? End of quote.

Naturally, the feminist movement celebrated the fact that American women are now subject to the same onerous requirement as their menfolk…Hello? Hello?? Quote:

Meanwhile, feminists were largely silent. The Pentagon, too, declined to comment.

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The next natural step will be to make the physical fitness requirements equal for both men and women. No more of the girls dodging having to do pull-ups, or getting some beefy bloke to carry their pack for them on the legendary Marine Infantry Officer?s Course. If they want equal rights, give ?em genuinely equal rights.

Unless, of course, feminists are just man-hating hypocrites.