Cruz: Drafting Our Daughters Is “Nuts”

I was extremely disheartened — indeed disgusted — by the responses of Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Chris Christie to the idea of drafting women equally with men into the military, now that Obama has decreed they can volunteer for combat duty. (There is, of course, no draft currently so the question is whether women should be forced to register for the draft as men are, in anticipation of future need.) I could give you arguments on women in combat, but for the moment I will defer to those of Marine Captain Katie Petronio on the way combat-like conditions deteriorate women’s