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US Supreme Court rejects men's group lawsuit over ‘outdated and sexist' all-male military draft

14 days ago   |   By RT

The US Supreme Court has rejected hearing a lawsuit brought by a men's rights group challenging the legality of America's all-male military draft, claiming that it is unconstitutional by discriminating on the basis of sex.
The court refused to hear the case brought by the National Coalition for Men and supported by the American Civil Liberties Union , instead upholding a ruling by a lower court which maintains the Pentagon policy.
The challengers behind the initial lawsuit had hoped that the Supreme Court would overrule the policy, claiming that it had been made at a time when women were...
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Supreme Court declines to hear lawsuit challenging male-only draft

Supreme Court declines to hear lawsuit challenging male-only draft

14 days ago   |   By NBC News

Three justices said the court's longstanding deference to Congress on military issues cautions against taking the case while lawmakers are considering changing the law.
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Supreme Court won't hear case arguing military draft registration discriminates against men

14 days ago   |   By CNBC

The Supreme Court said it won't hear an appeal from men who are challenging the male-only U.S. military draft registration requirement.
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The Supreme Court said it won't hear a case challenging male-only draft registration

The Supreme Court said it won't hear a case challenging male-only draft registration

14 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a case that would've debated the merits of male-only selective service in the US military.
In writing for the court on behalf of herself, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and Justice Stephen Breyer, Justice Sonia Sotomayor acknowledged the "role of women in the military has changed dramatically" since The Military Selective Service Act, which created the draft, was passed in 1948.
"But at least for now, the Court's longstanding deference to Congress on matters of national defense and military affairs cautions against granting...
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