ACLU Challenges Ongoing Exclusion of Women from Combat Positions

Women WarriorsACLU Challenges Ongoing Exclusion of Women from Combat Positions

Careers of Plaintiffs Continue to Be Hindered Despite Announced Repeal of 1994 Combat Exclusion Directive

SAN FRANCISCO–(ENEWSPF)–October 31, 2013.  Four service women and the Service Women’s Action Network filed an amended complaint today in their lawsuit against the Department of Defense for its ongoing blanket exclusion of women from thousands of ground combat positions. The plaintiffs originally filed a lawsuit challenging the DoD’s ban on women in combat positions last year with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Northern California, and the law firm Munger, Tolles &; Olson LLP.

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