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'

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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

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