Second judge opens door to overturning the male-only draft

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'A second judge has allowed a legal challenge to the male-only military draft, increasing the pressure on Congress to decide whether any future conscription should apply equally to men and women – and whether the requirement to register should exist at all.

The decision Monday came in a case brought by a 21-year-old New Jersey woman who tried twice to register for Selective Service but was denied both times.

Elizabeth Kyle-Labell sued the Selective Service System in 2015 asking to be allowed to register. At the time, she was 17 and had to sue in the name of her mother.

U.S. District Judge Esther Salas ruled that her lawsuit can proceed, opening the door to a possible court order that could fundamentally change the draft registration process that's been in place since 1980.

The ruling comes 11 days after another judge in Texas declared the male-only draft unconstitutional in a case brought by two men.'

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