Pros And Cons Of Reinstate A Mandatory Draft

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“Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state” – Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson believed that everyone has a duty to fight in America’s wars, which was correct. When our country has been at war, it has been proved that not only the soldiers fighting for America had a role, but also everyone at home had a part to play in it. Although people who were home did not physically fight for our country, they made contributions to help the war effort. However, many experts believe that the United States should increase its military by reinstating a mandatory draft. America should not reinstate a mandatory draft in peacetime because it would be a violation of freedom, some people wouldn’t fit in, and there is already an abundance of volunteers. …show more content…
America is known as the “Land of the Free,” and in fact, this statement is even said in the National Anthem. Americans are allowed to exercise many freedoms such as: freedom of speech, freedom of press, freedom of religion, and the freedom of choice. The ability to make the decisions one wants, whether deemed right or wrong, is a luxury to Americans. There is the freedom to work wherever, go wherever, and live wherever ever one pleases without the government trying to control these factors. All Americans have the ability to exercise these freedoms, however if there was a mandatory draft put into place, American’s would have to enlist and possibly go to war whether they liked it or not. To force Americans to enlist would be a great injustice in a country which freedom is

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