The draft was ended when the United States military moved to an ... Colonial
militia laws—and after independence those of the United States and the various ...
The obligation of a man to register is imposed by the Military Selective Service
Act. The ... Under the current draft law, a college student can have his induction ...
Oct 16, 2014 ... This may be a nation with an all-volunteer military, one that ended conscription
more than 40 years ago, but federal law still requires men ages ...
Even though those who fail to register may not be prosecuted they will be denied student financial assistance, federal job training, and most federal employment unless they can provide convincing evidence to the agency providing the benefit they are seeking, that their ... More »
Military Draft. ... The Selective Service System has not received such an order,
but will maintain its readiness as required by law. If and when the Congress and
On this day in History, United States imposes the draft on Sep 16, 1940. ... 34
million men had registered, and 10 million served with the military. .... overcame
the crushing poverty of his childhood and ultimately attended Harvard Law
May 18, 2000 ... Although there is no military draft, young men are required by law to register for
the draft at age 18, but there has been a steady decline in ...
The idea of a military draft, also called conscription, has been around in one form
... Under current law, women cannot be drafted, as the Department of Defense ...
The power of Congress to compel military service as in the Selective Draft Law,
clearly sustained by the original Constitution, is even more manifest under the ...