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  1. Military Draft

  2. Should the government be able to draft people into the military?

  3. Background Info • What happens during a draft? • Congress & the President authorize the draft • Lottery based on birth dates • Physical, Mental, & Moral evaluation • Local & appeal boards activated & induction notices sent • Draftees report for duty

  4. Background Info History of the Draft • Selective Training & Service Act • 1948 – 1973 Draft in effect during peace & • conflict • The draft ended • (Military converted to all-volunteer)

  5. Issues • Individual liberty vs. duty to society • Democracies value individual liberty and choice • Democracy does not come without costs

  6. Current Event Relating to Topic • Iraq war and shortage of troops. • Needs 5 Ws + H

  7. Pro Military Draft Draft is needed in war-time to fill shortages of troops

  8. Pro Military Draft Quicker and less expensive than trying to recruit new troops

  9. Pro Military Draft Always have a reserve of troops in case we need them.

  10. Pro Military Draft Equal opportunity Both rich and poor are drafted

  11. Against Military Draft Takes away your freedom to choose

  12. Against Military Draft Volunteers give better service

  13. Against Military Draft • The military has gone “high tech” and highly skilled professionals are needed • not just anyone will do

  14. Against Military Draft • An expanded reserve corps is better than a draft • Could be activated more quickly • Would provide trained officers & non-commissioned officers

  15. References: • http://uspolitics.about.com/od/electionissues/a/draft_4.htm • http://usmilitary.about.com/cs/wars/a/draft2.htm • http://usmilitary.about.com/od/deploymentsconflicts/a/draftprocess.htm • http://uspolitics.about.com/od/electionissues/a/draft_5.htm • Should be in correct Bibliography format