Nation: Reopening an Old Debate

But with a new twist: Should women be registered for the draft?

As TV cameras whirred, a young man triumphantly burned what looked like a draft card. "Hell no, we won't go!" chanted the students who surrounded him on Sproul Plaza at the University of California at Berkeley. The plaza has been the site of bitter student protests dating back to the Free Speech Movement of 1964. This time, about 1,000 young men and women were there to demonstrate against Jimmy Carter's call to resume draft registration.

But the similarities to the antidraft protests of...

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