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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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We can end Selective Service (Draft) Registration now!

We can End Selective Service (Draft) Registration now! CCW has been monitoring the discussion about extending the draft and draft registration to women ever since the military opened up all combat positions to women. The most significant movement has been in...

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Marines Implement New Standards for Conscientious Objectors

By Bill Galvin.  First published in On Watch by the Military Law Task Force (nlgmltf.org) In a new version of Marine Corps Order (MCO) 1306.16, issued in June of this year, the Department of the Navy, Marine Corps Headquarters, heightened the evidentiary standard a...

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The Value of Conscientious Objection

Every CO application that is filed by a service member in the US military compels a conversation about the morality of war to take place within the military chain of command.

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War is Brain Damaging

I was stunned to watch a female soldier who could no longer recognize her daughter. So I tracked down the therapist treating her and began a nine-month journey in which I interviewed dozens of vets.

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