Post Profile






Female Soldiers Sue To Lift U.S. Combat Ban

Submitted by Cheston Catalano Two female soldiers say their careers have been hampered and their Fifth Amendment  equal protection rights are being violated. Command Sgt. Maj. Jane Baldwin and Col. Ellen Harding filed the federal lawsuit Wednesday to put an end to restrictions in combat positions “solely on the basis of sex,” The Hill reported… The litigation, filed in US District Court in Washington, names Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Army Secretary John McHugh as defendants, among others.
read more

share

Related Posts


Female Soldiers Sue for Their Right to Fight in Combat [Women At War]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Two female soldiers are suing the U.S. military for banning them (and all women) from front-line combat positions, an act which they say violates their right to equal protection under the Fifth Amendment — and affects their salaries...

We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for February 22, 2012

US Politics / Liberal : Political Mojo

Col. Joseph Wawro and Command Sgt. Maj. Wylie Hutchison, the commander and senior noncommissioned officer of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Dragon Brigade), 1st Infantry Division, visit with soldiers of Company A., 1st Battal...

Female soldiers sue to lift combat ban 'solely on the basis of sex'

News : Field Notes

WASHINGTON -- Two female soldiers filed suit on Wednesday to scrap the U.S. military's restrictions on women in combat, claiming the policy violated their constitutional rights. Command Sergeant Major Jane Baldwin and Colonel Ellen ...

Female Soldiers Sue For The Right To Fight On The Front Lines

US Politics / Liberal : ThinkProgress: Election

Two female soldiers filed a lawsuit yesterday arguing that they have the constitutional right to fight on the front lines in combat. U.S. Army reservists Jane Baldwin and Ellen Haring say that the Constitution’s guarantee of equal p...

Female Soldiers Challenge Combat Ban

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog

Two female officers in the Army Reserve have filed suit against the Department of Defense to overturn policies banning women from combat roles. Command Sgt. Maj. Jane Baldwin and Col. Ellen Haring claim it is unconstitutional to exc...

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC