Wounded Vet Duckworth: 'I Didn't Lose My Legs in a Bar Fight'

She and others say women already are in combat; critics still hate move

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 24, 2013 12:47 PM CST

(Newser) – Here's a look at some of the yays and nays regarding the Pentagon's decision to lift the ban on women in combat:

  • Rep. Tammy Duckworth: The Illinois congresswoman who lost both her legs as a helicopter pilot in Iraq praises the move as
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