SCOTUS declines to hear military draft case

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WASHINGTON (WFXR) – The Supreme Court has decided not to hear a case about whether the government can continue to require men alone – not women – to register for the draft when they turn 18 years old.

The last time there was a draft was during the Vietnam War.

The requirement to register for the draft is one of the few remaining places where federal law treats men and women differently.

Because the Justices declined to hear the case, for now, even though the draft is not currently implemented, only men will be required to register for Selective Service.

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