SCOTUS Rejects Suit To End Male-Only Military Draft

The Washington Post reports:

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to revive a lawsuit challenging the nation’s male-only draft registration policy as unconstitutional.

The American Civil Liberties Union, representing two men and a group called the National Coalition for Men, called the requirement that men, but not women, register with the Selective Service System at age 18 “one of the last sex-based classifications in federal law.”

The Trump administration had defended the policy. President Biden’s acting solicitor general Elizabeth B. Prelogar had advised the court not to take up the issue now, because Congress is considering a national commission’s recommendation that women be included in draft registration.

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