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.
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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...
Maria Santelli's TEDx Talk, Binghamton University. Maria is the Executive Director of the Center on Conscience & War.
The Center on Conscience & War (CCW) supports HR 5492. Introduced by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL), HR 5492 would repeal the Military Selective Service Act, terminating the Selective Service registration requirement for all. Enacting HR...
Despite our self-image, we have been conditioned for war all of our lives.
"The Center is opposed to all forms of conscription."