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More Than an "Equal Rights" Issue

RockerbabefromGeorgia Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 5:45 PM
Equal rights for most of us non-males, means having the same rights that white guy have and have always had. Equal results is another animal altogether, but is often a good predictor of whether or not an institution is treating all individuals equally.
DevinDenver Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 5:56 PM
How wrong you are. Equal results is an indicator of NOTHING other that taking from some and giving to others.

Amid all the predictable feminist cheering we will no doubt hear about the "barriers" in the military falling now that women can be assigned to fight in ground combat units, there should also be a place for some sober debate and consideration.  

There have long been reasons that women have been precluded from such assignments -- reasons that have nothing to do with invidious sexism.  Rather, they stem from the physical requirements of the job, and the imperative of keeping our soldiers safe.

Michael O'Hanlon, a well-respected military analyst at the Brookings Institution (and hardly a conservative), wrote a...