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Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill Would End Selective Service

April 23, 2021

From the National Guard Association of the United States website

Photograph from this NGAUS post

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the House and Senate last week would abolish the Selective Service.

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., and Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., the sponsors of the Selective Service Repeal Act, said the agency was no longer needed.

“The Selective Service has far outlived its expiration date, wasting millions of taxpayer dollars per year to prepare for a draft is no longer relevant to our military,” Wyden said.

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