Recently, when a draft copy of an upcoming Supreme Court decision made its way to an online publication, shock waves were sent through Washington. For the first time in history, such a thing happened, and according to all known sources, the integrity of the court itself was in the cross-hairs.
It has been decades since the United States has had any sort of compulsory service in the armed forces. Following the conflict in Vietnam, the draft, as Selective Service was called, was so unpopular, it was soundly discontinued. With the new National Defense Authorization Act passed by the House of