Anne Coughlin

University of Virginia School of Law

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Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law and an expert in feminist theory

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The US Defense Department may be making history by opening all combat roles to women, but advocates say that's just recognizing what's been true for a long time.

Pentagon Opens Combat Jobs to Women, 'No Exceptions'

The US Defense Department may be making history by opening all combat roles to women, but advocates say that's just recognizing what's been true for a long time.

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made a historic announcement today when he  lifted the ban on women in combat , at the request of a unanimous Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Another Gender Barrier Is about to Come Down

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made a historic announcement today when he lifted the ban on women in combat , at the request of a unanimous Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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About 16 percent of America's military is now composed of women. In Iraq, more than 130 have been killed, more than 800 wounded.

Women on the Front Lines

About 16 percent of America's military is now composed of women. In Iraq, more than 130 have been killed, more than 800 wounded.

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