2 Female reservists sue over Army's ban on women in combat
Power Panel weighs in
- Duration 3:38
- Date May 27, 2012
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A battle over equal rights on the front lines to female officers are suing the Defense Department hoping to reverse the ban on women serving in combat.
The lawsuit is being brought on by command sergeant major Jane Baldwin and colonel -- hearing.
They accuse the government of violating the constitutional rights of service -- by excluding them from certain combat roles.
Simply because the -- -- bringing in its power panel now diet good she is the owner of the newspaper Two Rivers times.
She also established the political group strong New Jersey Ellen Ratner is here -- the bureau chief of talk radio news.
South -- news service and Fox News contributor and didn't mean to rally with is also a columnist for the daily -- -- and also and Fox News contributor.
OK guys let's get right to it if the glass slipper in this case combat boot fits you win or.
If that service women -- minority already on the ground fighting shouldn't they be able to have the title.
And -- the benefits that go along with that as well as the glory also.
All job assignments should be based on a person's ability to meet their requirements of the position so it comes to combat you got to be mentally perfect -- prepared.
And be ready for any challenges that come your way mentally and physically.
So slow to properly trained and they can meet those challenges and demands I say they should have the opportunity to be a -- Ellington -- my information comes from our military correspondent chilling Espinoza was the second -- -- -- the YouTube which is Leah combat role.
And that is and she's not medical school what she sends is that women often have to be out.
24/7 out there you have to be prepared for anything and they are essentially combat roles.
These days on the other hand as a medical -- just as if to look at.
-- out there for thirty days at a time and infection issues with women may be very different it's as usual something that's not.
So clear yet but -- if the ladies are already out there the women are out there and it is being attached to these units and -- I'd -- them why I think they are doing it I'm a 100% favor that but I think we also have to look at what's what really happens out there.
And Oakmont -- -- and you jump in here because -- -- -- of the women out there they're fighting that they should get the glory and the benefits and the money every in the title in of the stars and all the good to go with it.
Yeah I think they do I know and I believe that everybody has the rights.
Two so what their qualifications are that we can only take the women that are qualified.
You can you cannot have people out there and have numbers included in things like that they're already fighting out there we're -- we're not talking about -- -- not what we're not talking about that we're talking about qualified people.
What they already are that are already fighting right so what you -- hearted support there's no question about it -- -- my point is that you really have to make sure that you met the women go and fight in the combat.
But they have to be women are truly qualified that we can -- -- doing this -- unless they are qualified and so many times and they start saying.
You know they are doing it's -- why are they not so where's the issue.
And -- already fighting right.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Saying a little more new last year with your new line do not as if you're gonna want -- out on the field thirty or forty days there -- there may be physical issues that we also have to take in consideration -- -- -- -- -- what -- say that they're -- they're doing -- -- obviously being Canadian aluminum for the opportunity to be in combat climate.
We're getting we're gonna notice and I think that's a whole other issue that little issue but.
It's hard to him who supposedly finger on their --