Latest "selective service system" stories
The registration requirement in the Selective Service System is one of the few remaining places where federal law treats men and women differently.
Support for making women register in the draft, but none for mandatory military service, commission says
The commission charged with looking at ways to improve military recruiting said universal service for all U.S. citizens is not a viable solution.
A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the constitutionality of the all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a 1981 U.S. Supreme Court decision.
The federal government has argued that the courts should wait until the results of a three-year study on public service in the United States.
By Patricia Kime