Meckerziege (gelbes_gilatier) wrote in womenwarriors,

Is it just me...

or does this have big potential to be fuel to the fire for all the naysayers who think women have no place in the military:

U.S. personnel in Iraq could face court-martial for getting pregnant

The Army general commanding U.S. forces in northern Iraq has added pregnancy to the list of prohibitions for personnel under his command.

The policy, which went into effect Nov. 4, makes it possible to face punishment, including a court-martial and jail time, for becoming pregnant or impregnating a servicemember, according to the wording of the policy and confirmations from Army officials. (full article at Star and Stripes website)

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