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Advice for conscientious objectors in the Armed Forces

Mike Wittels

Advice for conscientious objectors in the Armed Forces

by Mike Wittels

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Published by CCCO--Western Region in San Francisco, Calif .
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  • Conscientious objectors -- United States

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    Statementby Mike Wittels.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 p. ;
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22967995M
    OCLC/WorldCa22126968

    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 January , and 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.


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Get this from a library. Advice for conscientious objectors in the armed forces. [Robert A Seeley; Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors.;]. Advice for conscientious objectors in the Armed Forces. San Francisco, Calif.: CCCO--Western Region, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mike Wittels; Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors.

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"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 Advice for conscientious objectors in the Armed Forces 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 their 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.