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Advice for conscientious objectors in the armed forces

Mike Wittels

Advice for conscientious objectors in the armed forces

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Published by Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Conscientious objectors -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [150]-162.

      Statementby Mike Wittels.
      ContributionsKinchy, Jerry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB342.U5 W57 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination162, [6] p. ;
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5062436M
      LC Control Number74027602

      Just because someone does not wish to join the military does not make them a criminal or traitor. It would constitute oppression if we were to imprison conscientious objectors. I identify myself as a conscientious objector, even though my reasons for not wanting to join the armed forces are more philosophical than religious or moral. names of those who died in Vietnam are etched onto the two rising black marble slabs of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The slabs meet at a vertex of degrees, 10 feet above ground level to form the Wall. The shining surface is intended to reflect the sun, the ground and those who stand before : Historynet Staff.


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Advice for Conscientious Objectors in the Armed Forces (html version). "A comprehensive, step-by-step guide to applying for conscientious objector status. This upon a tradition which began in with the First Edition.

A conscientious objector is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, or religion. In some countries, conscientious objectors are assigned to an alternative civilian service as a substitute for conscription or military service.

Some conscientious objectors consider themselves pacifist, non-interventionist. Conscientious Objector. A person who, because of principles of religious training and moral belief, is opposed to all war regardless of its cause.

A conscientious objector may be released from the obligation to serve in the armed forces or to participate in selective service registration.

A conscientious objector must oppose war in any form. AND THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES 7 PART 1 INTRODUCTION Purpose of this Book This book is a compilation of procedures and related information on the relationship between the conscientious objector (C.O.), and the United States military and Selective Service System (SSS), and can be used for the following purposes: 1.

The Army Regulation recognizes two types of "conscientious objector" status: and 1-AA Soldier may submit a conscientious objector application when the Soldier is sincerely opposed. The Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors (CCCO) was a United States nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people avoid or resist military conscription or seek discharge after voluntary enlistment.

It was active in supporting conscientious objectors ("CO's"), war resisters and draft evaders during the Vietnam d in Philadelphia in and dissolved inCCCO. Conscientious objector, one who opposes bearing arms or who objects to any type of military training and service.

Some conscientious objectors refuse to submit to any of the procedures of compulsory gh all objectors take their position on the basis of conscience, they may have varying religious, philosophical, or political reasons for Advice for conscientious objectors in the armed forces book beliefs.

Conscientious Objection in the UK Armed Forces Conscientious objection to military service is a subtle concept. Broadly speaking, it arises when a serving or prospective member of the armed forces finds that their work cannot / could not be done in good conscience.

When the claim of conscience is sufficientlyFile Size: 40KB. Handbook for Conscientious Objectors, Tenth Edition [Arlo Tatum] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Handbook for Conscientious Objectors, Tenth Edition If he is convinced that the war is unjust, he conscientiously objects to participation in the armed forces, or take the much tougher course of accepting induction but 3/5(1).

The courage to be a conscientious objector. The Untold Story of World War One's Conscientious Objectors by Will Ellsworth-Jones. In this moving and grippingly readable debut book. (13) During conscription, when the person has served less than days in the Armed Forces, a statement is required by the applicant as to whether they are willing to perform work under the Selective Service Alternative Service Program for Conscientious Objectors if the applicant is eventually discharged as a conscientious objector.

After you read this fact sheet, please call the Hotline () to talk over your options with a counselor. Conscientious Objection Discharge. Everyone has a conscience. Few people wrestle with their conscience as much as members of the military, especially those in combat.

Counselors with the GI Rights Hotline talk with military. These conscientious objectors are not cowards, said Selective Service Director Lawrence G. Romo, but are simply opposed to the idea of taking another person'sa.

Booklet "Advice for Conscientious Objectors in the Armed Forces" (3rd edition), Booklet (looseleaf) "Attorney's Guide to Selective Service and Military Case Law" by Curry First, Booklet "Attorney's Guide to Selective Service and Military Case Law" edited by Jon Landau, etc., conscientious objector, person who, on the grounds of conscience, resists the authority of the state to compel military service.

Such resistance, emerging in time of war, may be based on membership in a pacifistic religious sect, such as the Society of Friends (Quakers), the Dukhobors, or Jehovah's Witnesses, or on personal religious or humanitarian convictions. Advice for COs in the Armed Forces by Robert A. Seeley Central Committee for Conscientious Objection; Official Military Regulations for COs (Needs Adobe Acrobat for PDF files) Please contact us for support.

We are ready to assist anybody, soldier or civilian, who. Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors. "Advice For COs in the Armed Forces." $ Organizations: Center on Conscience and War. Connecticut Avenue NW; Washington, D.C. / or /; [email protected]; Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors.

Cherry Street; Philadelphia, PAFile Size: 64KB. Define conscientious objector. conscientious objector synonyms, conscientious objector pronunciation, conscientious objector translation, English dictionary definition of conscientious objector.

(Military) a person who refuses to serve in the armed forces on the grounds of conscience. Kevin Ramirez, coordinator for the Central Committee. Buy Handbook for Conscientious Objectors by Robert A.

Seeley, Central Committee for Conscientious Obje, Karen Saler (Illustrator) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Then Ali found out that if you got the conscientious objector status, you could still be drafted and required to do non-combat services,” says Leigh Montville, author of the new book “Sting.

conscientious objection on the above-mentioned grounds of conscience or profound conviction developed after conscription into the armed forces; "e.

he or she is imprisoned as a consequence of his or her leaving the armed forces without authorization for reasons of conscience developed after conscription into the armed forces, if he or she.

A Tatum, natl sec of Central Com for Conscientious Objectors, says com is gaining pub respect and winning many conscientious objection cases; com. I have two pages of questions asked of conscientious objectors in hearings in the United States.

They are from the book Advice for Conscientious Objectors in the Armed Forces by Robert Seeley (a book published by the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors (CCCO)).

The CCCO dissolved in armed forces has consequences for the rest of a person’s life. This document is addressed to Episcopalians so that they may think responsibly about this decision and to consider carefully their loyalties to God and country.

Conscientious Participation Many Americans go into the armed forces without particularly considering why they should. About this guide. This guide is a tool to help those researching New Zealand’s conscientious objectors in the First World War.

It predominantly describes material available at the National Library of New Zealand, but also describes material from other sources where relevant. Quakers have resisted compulsory military service since it was introduced into law in Januaryand many chose to register as conscientious objectors.

A small but substantial number of young Quaker men did choose to join the armed forces, feeling this was the quickest way to end the war. As a result of the huge numbers of casualties at the beginning of World War 1, compulsory military service for men aged between 19 and 41 was introduced by the Military Service Act of January This was the first time that Britain experienced conscription and it brought questions about the relationship between personal conscience and the actions of the state very sharply into focus.

There w registered conscientious objectors, compared to eight million men in the armed forces. Moving and surprising stories of First World War conscientious objectors Needless to say, conscientious objectors were not popular with the general public, so many of their camps were located in fairly remote areas.

Conscientious objectors synonyms, Conscientious objectors pronunciation, Conscientious objectors translation, English dictionary definition of Conscientious objectors.

Abbr. CO One who on the basis of religious or moral principles refuses to bear arms or participate in. There have been about conscientious objectors formally recognized by the US military in those 10 years of war. A very low rate considering the millions of soldiers in the military.

Inthe GAO did a study (Military Personnel: Number of. Jehovah’s Witnesses And Military Service (Part 2) The following is an excellent set of questions from a reader specific to the question of military service.

I am including his initial questions in their entirety and of course my response. Conscientious objectors in World War II who served their time in jail helped end segregation in U.S. prisons. Desegregation in the U.S. armed forces can also be credited in part to the efforts of World War II COs.

These COs paved the way for the many draft resisters during the Vietnam War and for tax resisters of recent years. 4 ConsCientious objeCtion to MiLitARY seRViCe individual objection.

The first self-identified “conscientious objectors”5 appeared during the First orld wwar, when these States did eventually resort to conscription. Campaigns ensured that the legislation bringing in conscription included the first modern provisions for conscientious Size: 3MB.

What is Conscientious Objection. Generally, conscientious objection (C.O.) is a sincere conviction, motivated by conscience, that forbids someone from participation in war.

This objection may apply to all forms or to particular aspects of war. The Selective Service defines a conscientious objector as “one who is opposed to serving in the armed forces and/or bearing arms.

Lower enlisted sometimes get this idea in their head that they don’t want to be mobilized, as if they joined the military for the benefits alone.

When they don’t want to mobilize, they turn to Google and start searching for things that will keep t. Conscientious objectors withstood horrific conditions and physical torment to defend peace and protest the unnecessary deaths of millions.

With the ongoing militarisation of ANZAC day, its romanticisation of war, and its promotion of the armed forces, it is no surprise that the stories of conscientious objectors are left out of the ANZAC myth.

Full text of "Handbook for Conscientious Objectors" See other formats. A Conscientious Objector will either be discharged from the Armed Forces or assigned noncombat duties.

Legal Answer: There are two classifications of Conscientious Objectors: (1) Class 1-O Conscientious Objectors and (2) Class 1-A-O Conscientious Objectors. Conscientious objection is normally viewed as ‘a status conferred upon an individual by the state while conscription is in force’.

2 It has been an identity overwhelmingly associated with male refusal to be conscripted into the armed forces. During the Second World War, a total of British women were granted conscientious objector status Cited by: 2.Synonyms for Conscientious objectors in Free Thesaurus.

Antonyms for Conscientious objectors. 1 synonym for conscientious objector: CO. What are synonyms for Conscientious objectors?