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No, the US didn’t bring back the draft. Here’s what happened

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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Social media posts claiming the United States has reinstated the draft are false, possible misinterpretations of a suggested change to the nation’s Selective Service System.

The U.S. House of Representatives Friday passed a measure within the National Defense Authorization Act that would automatically enroll men 18-26 with the Selective Service System.

The federal agency documents all people registered for Selective Service, many mandatorily. The agency would provide that information to the Defense Department in case of a draft, although one is not currently in place.

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