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No, combat roles place women in a high risk situation for sexual assault

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No, men are more likely to risk the success of a mission in order to protect a women from danger

@3PPN2QTfrom Minnesota  answered…2yrs

No, the mere presence of women in a combat zone creates a dangerous mental shift in men

 Deleted disagreed…1yr

So seeing dead bodies in combat isn't a mind **** but having a woman in combat is? How the hell does that make sense?

@47SYR7Mfrom South Carolina  answered…2yrs

Men in combat are inclined to protect the women and become less effective in engaging the enemy.

@3PPQ362from California  answered…2yrs

I believe that we are supporting a culture that glorifies violence by putting too much stress on this issue. There are many ways to support a culture that praises and encourages peaceful means as the primary and most effective way to solve problems, but pulling hard for womens' right to fight in the military as a high priority in the movement for gender equality seems misguided to me.

@3PQFY5Kfrom Illinois  answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men and as long as they are drafted when there is a draft, just like men. Equality should cover all aspects of serving in the Armed Forces and as serving on the front lines.

@52CDFV8from Indiana  answered…2yrs

No. Women have periods, and if they are on a combat tour in a desert in Afghanistan they can't exactly bleed on tissues and throw it away in a trash can. Also, they can't have toilet paper, and women can't pee in such a way that it wouldn't touch them. If they pee without the chance to wipe themselves with something clean, they would be at serious risk of infection.

@52RWP84from Florida  answered…2yrs

No women will ruin everything with their emotions! Men are emotionless. And you better believe me or I will throw a tantrum!

@8QVWDD7Democrat from Michigan disagreed…2yrs

Yes Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatory

That's not true

@47RRQHVfrom South Carolina  answered…2yrs

Women are more susceptible to sexual and physical assault in combat roles. This may make them emotional less stable in life or death situations.

@3PPXZCZfrom Georgia  answered…2yrs

Women should be allowed MOS's that are traditionally combat but not in positions that place them in units where survival depends on defense of each other. Not because women are not capable but because our society raises males to defend and protect females, this may interfere with efficient operation in a combat situation.

@47RX93Mfrom Missouri  answered…2yrs

No, there are circumstances in which a captured woman can creat a larger incident. More so than a man being captured and could affect especially covert operations.

There is also a special social construct that is created in solely combat oriented groups that when adding a woman to that mix may compromise that social aspect in many different ways. While mixing things up is not bad doing this can lead to a decline is the affectivness of those special units.

I do not believe for one second that woman cannot do the same job as men. But pretending that men and women are the same and the enemy and our own government would react to every situation regardless of the gender of the soldier is unrealistic.

@47RHFWRfrom New York  answered…2yrs

If 99 out of 100 soldiers are killed in combat the remaining solder can help revive the births of the human race. Each woman who is killed represents a child that will never be born.

@47RB7ZLfrom Massachusetts  answered…2yrs

Yes, anyone stupid enough to volunteer for military service should be allowed to do so.

@5DR6G5Jfrom Maine  answered…2yrs

no, because if all the women get killed, it is harder to reproduce. But if they can't have a baby then they can join.

@5F5FVN5from Texas  answered…2yrs

I say no to this question, but my reason is that when you are in training, you have a more likely chance of cheating on your spouse in the military. I do think they should be allowed to serve their country but what happens when we have no one at home raising the kids, making clothes, making bullets, If we have Women in the military, then we will have to force our kids to do these tasks, and that goes against child labor laws.

@3PP6D9Hfrom North Dakota  answered…2yrs

Yes, if women serve in all women units. Armies throughout history have had women in the ranks, but had to segregate them due to rape, fraternization, and other psychological factors that come with co-ed groups.

@3PPDZLCfrom Colorado  answered…2yrs

Yes, for we should understand war is hell and women and men dying for corporate profit is wrong in general, but seeing both sexes being maimed and killed helps us understand this, hopefully.

@3PR29SC from California answered…2yrs

I believe that the hard wiring of males will result in many poor decisions in combat should women be on the front lines.

@3PPP7LPfrom Oregon  answered…2yrs

Yes, but only if they requested it and they are physically, emotionally, and mentally capable of the task.

@3PQRGLRfrom Illinois  answered…2yrs

Yes, and make them register with Selective Service when they are 18, just like men.

@3PQDDF3from Florida  answered…2yrs

It doesn't matter what gender, race, or sexuality you are. If you can get the job done, then they should let you do it

@3PPGJ86 from Washington answered…2yrs

@3PP63XGfrom Texas  answered…2yrs

Obviously not, we want to kill people in battle, not make more. They are not as strong as men and will bring down the effectiveness of a combat unit. The Marines did a study on this and it supports this.

@3PPK9SXfrom Missouri  answered…2yrs

Yes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men. The tests should not be degraded in any way. they should remain just as difficult as always for male candidates. You may not get many women that can complete the program, but those that do should be able keep up with their male counterparts.

@3PNWDNTfrom South Carolina  answered…2yrs

It has been proven that women drag down men in combat. And taking women hostages will OBVIOUSLY lead to trouble and sexual harassment if taken hostage.

@3PPDVMQfrom Oklahoma  answered…2yrs

Women are a distraction to the men who wouldn't perform as well in a combative situation. Also, women are too vulnerable to rape by the enemy.

@3PP4MMFfrom Minnesota  answered…2yrs

@3PQNX75from Vermont  answered…2yrs

Since the reason for allowing this is because the all volunteer military cannot get enough male volunteers, why don't we just reinstitute the Draft? The answer is that there would be rebellion if the Draft came back. Hence, women can do everything now. My stance is that the US needs to give up Empire. Then, neither men nor women will have to serve in combat roles. Just saying...

@3PQ9GQFfrom Virginia  answered…2yrs

This should be a commanding officer's call. Some women are very capable while others may cause a fellow soldier to get killed because they are not up to the task.

@96455Y7Republican from Florida answered…20hrs

@963H8JK from Texas answered…2 days

it's complicated: women are just as physically capable as men, but there is a lot of instances of women getting sexually assaulted in the military. it's so nuanced that there is no correct answer.

 @The-Progressive-… from Kentucky answered…2 days

Yes, and allow transgender men, women, and non-binary people to serve in combat roles

@9639KD9 from Alabama answered…2 days

yes as long as they can pass physical exams and only in medical roles and not be able to serve in the field

@95YWVTB from Texas answered…4 days

Fighting is dangerous but they should be a member of the military

@95YNL4Y from Kansas answered…5 days

No one should join an imperialist military but if we’re talking about equal right, sure women should have just as much a right

@95XVG7D from Texas answered…5 days

If a woman wants to, and can serve in a combat role without jeopardizing the other troops, sure, why not? They can take a bullet as well as a man. In fact, I think that if women want to fight our wars we should let them, and maybe the men can stay at the homefront. In this age of equity, males and females should sign up for selective service.

@95W5Q4RSocialist from Kansas answered…7 days

@95VR6DY from Maryland answered…1wk

How are you going to stop them from serving their country? We're all Humans, we are all equal.


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