scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 3,135
Women Can FIGHT The Pentagon has lifted the ban that was passed in 1994 on allowing women to serve in combat roles on January 2013 Before making this announcement there have been multiple series that were long and complex of legal and professional developments according to the Chicago Tribune After this news broke many believed that this was a positive change while others were concerned of the differences between men and women would put troops at risk A physiological argument has opened against the new rights for women which is women do not have the physical ability to keep up with men Women on average have about 30 less muscle strength and 15 to 30 less aerobic capacity than men Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Even though this is true this does not mean women cannot reach the standards set by the military for combat The new US Policy declares that each Military Department will set new physical standards depending on each job description leaving any recruit to achieve based on the reports of the Chicago Tribune Through the years women have always fought for rights and equality especially the right to fight alongside men for their own country The New York Times shares this information On November 27 2012 four female military service members- all of whom have served in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars- filed suit against the Department of Defense challenging the 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule which restricts women from serving in ground combat units Represented by the ACLU the women- a Marine Corps Captain a Major in the U S National Guard and two Reservists- argued that the restriction was unconstitutional under the Fifth Amendment because it violated their rights to equal protection under the law This action comes only a few months after another lawsuit was filed against the Pentagon on the same
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA