Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Militia
Thu, 29 Apr 1999 06:33:31 PDT
I am not a lawyer but am told by one that the Code is written as such
to provide the legal basis for a draft if one is necessary. Sounds
reasonable to me.
>From: Ted Burton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: "william guglielmi" <email@example.com>
>Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 20:41:02 -0700
>At 12:59 -0700 on 4/27/1999, william guglielmi mailed Re::
>>I agree with you. The constitution does not require militia
>>service. The U.S. Code does and I quote:
>Well, just a nuance yet: the Code says all able-bodied men between
>given ages are in the unorganized militia, but it does not say
>anything about service. The provision exists to call the unorganized
>militia to service, but there is no specified constant service.
>Thanks for listening.
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