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House Passes Defense Bill Automatically Registering Men 18-26 for Draft

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The NDAA passed the House in a 217 to 199 vote, but it's unlikely to be taken up by the Senate. The threat of a mandatory draft registration could awaken some Americans to the repugnance of wars fought on behalf of bankers and oligarchs.

This year's NDAA authorizes $895.2 billion in military spending, a $9 billion increase from fiscal 2024.

While it hasn't been invoked in over half a century, it's mandatory for all male U.S. citizens to register for the selective service, also known as the military draft, when they turn 18. Failure to register is classified as a felony and comes with a host of legal challenges.