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"We feel that those who are taking the benefits should also be taking the responsibilities." That is how Joan Lamb of the Selective Service System defended an amendment to the Military Selective Service Act, passed overwhelmingly by the House last July, that requires all young men who apply for Government student loans to certify that they have registered for the draft. A federal district judge in Minnesota decided in March that this was a violation of the constitutional rights of students. But the Supreme Court last week, while not passing final judgment, ruled that the requirement...

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