The multi-option woman and the no-option man
In many IJ. S. states, an 18-year-old boy who has not registered for the draft cannot attend a state school.35 He cannot receive even a loan for a private school.
Male-only draft registration leaves a woman who doesn’t register for the draft able to:
1. Go to a state school
2. Go to a private school with federal aid or
3 Get married and work, be single and work, have children. .
It leaves a man who doesn’t register able to go to:
Our different standard for women frees a woman from moral dilemmas, allowing her to see herself and other women as more innocent and moral than men. This is reinforced in wartime, when women aren’t even required to leave their normal jobs and manufacture armaments for two years.
In brief, the problem with the Selective Service is that it is selective.