The Center on Conscience & War is a non-profit organization that advocates for the rights of conscience, opposes military conscription, and serves all conscientious objectors to war.
Attention Military Servicemembers
If you’re in the US military and are interested in seeking discharge or reassignment as a Conscientious Objector, we can help. We’ll work with you to navigate the complex admin process. Our services are free of charge. If you’re facing deployment, don’t wait to call us at 800-379-2679.
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CCW Marks 80 Years of Service to Conscience with Virtual Celebration and Launch of New Press History
Come to our virtual 80th Anniversary on Zoom! Saturday, October 3: 5 p.m. EDT/2 p.m. PDT Eighty years ago this week, as Europe was battling the Nazis and the U.S. contemplated joining the battle, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Selective Service and...
Are you or a loved one in the military and having concerns about being mobilized to patrol the Black Lives Matter demonstrations?
You are not alone! We are here to support you and make sure you are able to stay safe and stay true to your conscience.
Just as the world began to shut down, the Commission on Military, National, and Public Service released its final report, with 49 detailed recommendations to Congress, and a companion bill, HR 6415, which was introduced last month. Many of the Commission's...
Maria Santelli's TEDx Talk, Binghamton University. Maria is the Executive Director of the Center on Conscience & War.
The Center on Conscience & War (CCW) supports HR 5492. Introduced by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL), HR 5492 would repeal the Military Selective Service Act, terminating the Selective Service registration requirement for all. Enacting HR...