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Military Service Counseling
Also see BASIC DRAFT AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Before You Enlist! 15 Minute Video: Straight talk from soldiers, veterans and their family members tells what is missing from the sales pitches presented by recruiters and the military's marketing efforts.
Citizen Soldier: Challenging militarism in the new millenium. New or potential recruits should see The Military Enlistment Contract and You.
CounterRecruiter.net news on the growing counter military recruiting movement.
DraftResistance.org specifically encourages resistance to the registration laws of the United States, seeing registration as the necessary step toward conscription (the draft).
No Draft, No Way:
People who oppose the implementation of the draft need to act now to stop it. We cannot rely on politicians; we must be a massive grass-roots movement to say "No Draft! No Way!"
United for Peace and Justice: Counter Recruitment Campaign - Outreach Kit
The Center on Conscience & War was formed in 1940 by an association of religious bodies. CCW works to defend and extend the rights of conscientious objectors.
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors: CCCO supports and promotes individual and collective resistance to war and preparations for war.
The Christian CO
Selective Service System: Conscientious Objector Status
Mennonite Central Committee: Profiles of Conscientious Objectors
Free book to assist military recruits' conscientious objector claims
GI Rights Hotline: a network of organizations who provide information to servicemembers about military discharges, grievance and complaint procedures, and other civil rights, to help with military discharges. They can help if you are AWOL or UA. 800 394-9544
Gold Star Families for Peace
Military Families Speak Out
Peace Out: Online guide to obtaining conscientious objector status from within the military.
Support Network for an Armed Forces Union: SNAFU is a group of veterans, students and working people against war who provide support for U.S. military personnel and family members who have questions about or oppose unjust wars and military aggression. SNAFU also educates potential recruits about their rights, recruiter abuses and the reality of military life.
War Resisters Support Campaign: a broad-based coalition of community, faith, labour and other organizations and individuals that have come together to support U.S. soldiers seeking asylum in Canada because they refuse to fight in the illegal war in Iraq.
Albert Einstein Institution - 198 Methods of Nonviolent Action
ANSWER (Act Now to End War and Stop Racism)
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
Bruderhof Peacemakers Guide was created to inspire and empower you to work for peace, and to arm you with living proof of the power of nonviolence to effect change and resolve conflicts.
Cities for Peace
EPIC: the Education for Peace in Iraq Center
Fellowship of Reconciliation
Iraq Veterans Against the War
Not in Our Name No War on the World; No Detentions and Roundups
Nuclear Policy Research Institute educating the American public about the greatest single threat to public health: the medical, environmental, political and moral consequences of perpetuating nuclear weapons, power and waste.
Progressive Secretary: a letter-writing cooperative
United for Justice with Peace (UJP): a regional Boston coalition of peace and justice groups seeking global peace through social and economic justice.
United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ): a coalition of more than 800 local and national groups joined to oppose our government's policy of permanent warfare and empire-building.
Veterans Against Iraq War
- acting to end to the US occupation of Iraq
Veterans for Common Sense
Veterans for Peace
Voices in the Wilderness
Vote To Impeach - Ramsey Clark's detailed case
War Resistors League
Women's Action for New Directions: because children ask the world of us
YM Online: A Monthly Magazine about youth, war and peace (AFSC)
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