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Last Hoorah: Panetta Lifts Ban on Women in Combat

Nathan223 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:24 PM
Aside from practical considerations, which are numerous, there is the ethical consideration that men are supposed to be the protectors of women. That is the way it ought to be, and women serving in a combat role is a subversion of the order that God created. All this is doing is destroying the wonderful diversity (ironic from the liberals who love "diversity") that existed between the sexes that resulted in a healthy interest of trying to understand the other better. Now, we are becoming one giant androgynous society without men or women. I have no idea why one would want to live in such a world, but in seems to be the way we are going.

On his way out the door as Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta has lifted the ban on women serving in combat roles on the front lines of our wars. More from AP:

Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war.

The groundbreaking move recommended by the Joint Chiefs of Staff overturns a 1994 rule banning women from being assigned to smaller ground combat units. Panetta's...

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