Selective Service

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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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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Male-Only Draft Ruled Unconstitutional

On Feb. 22, 2019, a federal judge in Houston, TX ruled that requiring only men to register with Selective Service is unconstitutional, in that it violates the equal protection clause (National Coalition for Men v. Selective Service System [Civil Action H-16-3362])....

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Commission on Military, National, and Public Service

The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service is at work right now to determine the fate of Selective Service (Draft) Registration, and they need to hear from people of conscience! Congress established the National Commission on Military,...

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Selective Service Registration: Coercion of Conscience

Selective Service Registration: Coercion of Conscience?  Introduction  The draft has met with serious resistance from communities of faith and people of conscience throughout its history.  While tolerated by the population at large during times of...

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No Such Thing as a Fair Draft

The registration, which continues today, created a crisis of conscience for many conscientious young men who saw registering for the draft as a form of participating in war, which violated their Quaker beliefs.

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