women in combat

Politics
7:00 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Blunt calls lifting of combat ban 'inevitable'

Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO)
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The pentagon announced Thursday the lifting of a ban on women serving in combat. With the policy reversal, women will have the opportunity to serve in combat if they meet certain "gender-neutral standards."

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Faith/Religion
12:05 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

In world religions, women have been in combat for centuries

Credit Alexis Grimou [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Pentagon announced Thursday that women can serve in combat positions. But take a look through history -- and religious traditions -- and you'll see that female fighters are nothing new. 

 

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