[Groan] I almost skipped this one… almost. As with any “serious” post I make, first let me back up what I will say and then say my piece. If you disagree with what I say I think there is a nice blog about bunny rabbits a couple posts below mine – read that instead.
Why I have an opinion? Well, for starters I am a KEYBOARD WARRIOR. I am a Vet. I have watched tons of war movies thereby making me an expert on the subject. And I watched Xena Warrior Princess, the TV Show, religiously growing up so I am pretty sure that clearly shows I am highly qualified to speak on this topic, so there.
Women should not be on the forefront of the battlefield. It is NOT that women are less courageous as a whole then men, cannot handle as much pain as men, or have less of a sense of duty or honor. These are not the reasons. Hell, while in the military I met tons of women soldiers that I would have trusted more with a weapon than some of the morons I worked with. That being said, does that mean they should be on the battlefront fighting in wars? No, it does not, and here is why.