Originally Posted by Waafu
So when male combatants act in undisciplined and stupid ways for no good reason, it's the women who are "disrupting combat effectiveness"?
almost all men do this in the same situation, its instinct and being in the midst of combat makes it easy to fall to instincts so strong as this one.
do you think they made this call lightly? the military would GLADLY send women to the combat wood-chipper if they thought it was COMBAT EFFECTIVE to do so.
no discrimination needed, no talks about equality, being a soldier is about being combat effective, the military would do anything (within moral limits such as Geneva convention) to insure combat effectiveness, and if women were able to be there it wouldn't even be a question.
women still serve in practically every other position in the military, but not regular infantry of any branch, for very specific reasons that have been looked into for the last 200 years.
unless you think you know better than the people who's entire job it is to test these things and find out just how combat effective they can make a solider?
why would you even doubt this? has feminism erased the logic centers of your brain.
would YOU allow women into combat roles knowing it could cause many people (including the women) to be killed needlessly for the sole sake of "equality" and "progression"?