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Even without a draft, Selective Service is causing harm and must be stopped

The current male-only system requires a CO to violate their most deeply held beliefs, and if they cannot do so, they are burdened for life with extra-judicial penalties, with no option to defend their beliefs and actions or to appeal their punishment. This is an injustice. The penalties for non-registrants must be overturned and SSS must be abolished!

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Voices of Conscience: Ethan Foote

“No one who supports war has to go through this level of introspection…No legal or political structure compels people to articulate why they are willing to go to war.”

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The Time is Now: Abolish the Draft Once and for *All*

If you are concerned about the rights of conscientious objectors and the Selective Service System (aka “the draft”), the time to act is right now. Congress could be taking action on the issue very soon. Questions on the future of Selective Service were raised back...

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CCW to Congress: Stop Stacking the Deck on Draft Registration

On May 19, 2021, the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) held a hearing with members of the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service. In its final report, the Commission recommended not only maintaining the Selective Service System, but also...

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The Reporter 2020

The Little Commission that Could, but Didn’t: A Recap of the Three Year Journey of the Commission on Military, National and Public Service.

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CCW Brief on Commission’s Final Report

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...

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