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Democrats and some Republicans celebrated a "historic" bill requiring the inclusion of women in the U.S. military draft.

All women over 18 are now required to register for the military draft.

The bill was approved in a 35-24 vote by House and Senate committees as part of the bill funding the military on Sept 1.

Previously, only males ages 18-25 were required to register for the Selective Service System, but House and Senate committees have approved the bill expanding the draft to women.

The bill didn't sit well with Republicans, including Congressman Chip Roy (R-Texas), who went on a rant on Twitter.com, telling both parties to "go straight to hell."

"I do not trust you to do anything at all, much less say you will draft my daughter to 'non combat' roles," he tweeted.

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Former Army Ranger Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) insisted, "America's daughters should not be drafted against their will."

And Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) said:

"I feel confident that in an emergency that the women of this country would step up and volunteer as needed... We don't need to draft women to have equality in this nation."

On January 24, 2013 Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta rescinded an order, that restricted women from being attached to ground combat units.

Currently, about 17 percent of enlisted service members are women.

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Pres. Joe Biden was heavily criticized on social media for checking his watch as he and wife, Jill, attended the dignified transfer of 13 fallen service members.

The Bidens traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, on August, 29, 2021, to attend the dignified transfer of 13 members of the US military killed by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan last week.

The 11 Marines, a Navy medic and an Army member were killed in an ISIS-K suicide attack on Kabul airport that killed around 170 people last week.

Military veterans criticized Biden for looking at his watch while military personnel carried the transfer case of one of the fallen Marines past him.

Looks like he was being inconvenienced by having to show some respect for these American Heroes [sic]," tweeted Desert Storm Army veteran Samuel Williams.

Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson, a retired Navy rear admiral, tweeted:

"Apparently our Commander-in-Chief has better things to do than honor the 13 service members who died on his watch? I'm DISGUSTED! God bless these heroes and their loved ones. They deserved better."

Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said:

"Many of us remember Pres Bush 41 checking his watch during a debate and how awful it looked (even though we all felt same way about that debate.) But this is shocking and will be remembered."

Submarine veteran J Larry Hanna wrote:

"Biden, as the caskets passed before him, had to glance at his watch. Does he have something more important?"

The Bidens, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and other heads of military arrived early Sunday morning to meet privately with the families after the fallen service members returned to U.S. soil.

Biden and his wife, Jill, both wearing black and with black face masks, first met far from the cameras with relatives of the dead in a special family center at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.

Biden and the first lady then boarded a C-17 Globemaster plane to say a prayer over the flag draped caskets.
 

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The image of a crying baby being lifted over a razor wire fence by a marine symbolized the desperation of the Afghan people.

In the viral photo, a marine is seen lifting a baby girl over the razor wire fence after her parents begged the marines for medical help.

The baby was suffering from the effects of tear gas fired by soldiers to disperse the crowd.

The baby was later reunited with her father.

Afghans were photographed handing their children to American and British soldiers as thousands of people stampeded outside the Kabul airport on Friday (see video below).

The tragedy unfolded last week when U.S. Pres. Joe Biden made the decision to pull troops out of Afghanistan after 20 years occupying the region.

Ex-British prime minister Tony Blair called Biden an "imbecile" over his decision to order the troops out of Afghanistan. Blair urged Biden to extend the deadline for withdrawal.

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A photographer captured the moment when another baby was reunited with her parents who had earlier handed her to soldiers in desperation. The family later boarded an evacuation aircraft out of Kabul.

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Turkish soldiers cared for the children at a clinic inside the airport before reuniting them with their anxious parents.

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A Turkish soldier is pictured kissing a baby refugee before reuniting her with her parents. All of the children were reunited with their parents.

Dozens of people were shot by the Taliban or crushed in the stampede outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Saturday.

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The desperation intensified Saturday as word spread that mercy flights out of Kabul will end in a few days.

Thousands of Afghan people have descended on the Kabul airport over the past week desperately hoping to flee Taliban-controlled Kabul.

The U.S. Embassy warned Americans not to go to the Kabul airport due to security threats. The U.S. Embassy said they can't guarantee their safety.
 

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