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.
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...
On International Conscientious Objectors Day, we are excited to post this interview, the first in an ongoing series of interviews with conscientious objectors CCW has worked with over the years. Kyle contacted CCW in the summer of 2020, just weeks after the...
The Little Commission that Could, but Didn’t: A Recap of the Three Year Journey of the Commission on Military, National and Public Service.
CCW Marks 80 Years of Service to Conscience with Virtual Celebration and Launch of New Press History
The virtual celebration of CCW's 80th anniversary took place on Saturday, October 3, 2020. 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.