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House Overwhelmingly Rejects Military Draft

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House Overwhelmingly Rejects Military Draft

Washington, DC - Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelming rejection of legislation to reinstate a military draft:

"Tonight's vote reaffirms my strong opposition to reinstating the military draft. The current all-volunteer system remains vastly preferable to a conscripted military.

"Voting this legislation down puts an end to the newspaper, magazine and Internet rumors of a military draft once and for all."

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