Bush Quietly Prepares to Reinstate Draft

The Pentagon is quietly moving to fill draft board vacancies nationwide, in preparation to reinstate the draft after the election next year. A document regarding the move was published on the Defend America website, which is maintained by the government, but when controversy started about it, the page was removed. You can see a copy of it here.

In addition to filling draft boards, the Selective Service’s agency puts draft in budget; financial plans are to have the draft up and functioning by June 15, 2005.

Salon article on this topic.

An anti-Bush, anti-draft website that has compiled more information.

Local news outlets around the country pick up the story.

San Antonio news gets it.

Alabama publishes the information

An editorial with more comprehensive info on what this means.

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