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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 4, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Canadian officers say women warriors proved as effective as men in front-line combat roles in Ottawa's most recent big military engagement, in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2011. But Canada has struggled to fill combat jobs with women, and those who do join can feel isolated as a result. And like Cpl. Moman, many of the women who volunteered for these jobs got the impression that their senior officers used them only sparingly in combat. Proponents argue that it will help the military retain more women, who tend to leave the services permanently when they have children. Opponents argue that allowing women to serve in these roles would limit the military's ability to fight in combat situations. See recent Women in Combat news
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Women serve is Israel.....look to them for information on how to utilize women in the armed forces. 12 months ago from a Green in Toronto
I believe If they have small children they should stay home with them if not then yes. 12 months ago from a Liberal in Sydney Mines
If men can decide to take up arms whether for their own personal economic reasons or their beliefs than women must be allowed and have the duty to take up arms as well. If women are allowed to vote they must be conscripted at the same rate as men. If a... 1 year ago from a Green in Hamilton
Not if they are mothers and have small children at home, it is in my believe that a child needs his or her mother to raise them. They actually need both but most importantly the mother for nurturing them. 1 year ago from a Conservative in Westlock