"I think one of the marks of civilization is that we have not had our women in direct ground combat."
"In fact, we’ve decried the enemy when they have pushed women into the front lines and into combat situations, and utilized women to attack military forces."
"We’ve said that’s wrong. That’s not something that civilized nations do."
-- Rep. Duncan Hunter, Republican, Chair of House Armed Services Committee, "This Week With George Stephanopolous, ABC, Sunday, May 22, 2005.