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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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Peace-Work Quilt

Series of essays by J. E. McNeil, who was director of the Center on Conscience & War. Many of the essays concern the Center. One person's thought on peace and justice. Published 2011.

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Public Education and Outreach

Invite CCW to conduct a training or workshop. Give us a call at (202) 483-2220 or email us at ccw@centeronconscience.org The CCW public education program is vital to the continued effectiveness and life of the organization. CCW is committed to: providing...

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Analysis of the 2007 GAO Report on Conscientious Objectors

The GAO (Governmental Accountability Office) released its official study on conscientious objection within the military By the Center on Conscience & War This official reported titled, MILITARY PERSONNEL—Number of Formally Reported Applications for...

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