Originally Posted by WV
In the times of equal rights for EVERYTHING, I can't seem to figure out why this is an issue for anyone? I wouldn't want my wife being a combat soldier, but that's a whole other story. I wouldn't want my son either.
Serving in the military is NOT an inalienable right. It's a privilege. The military disqualifies applicants for a number of reasons. This idea that all forms of discrimination are wrong is bogus. Discrimination based on animus is what is wrong. There is no equality of abilities—physical or mental.