Struggling to end forced military drafts.
An organisation active since the First World War which encourages men to refuse war service.
States that conscript armies, with their large corps of professional officers, are a grave menace to peace.
Believes the State must not arbitrarily and systematically oblige its citizens to go into a service, armed or not, against their will.
Some governments actually have the gall to tax you for failing to join the military, even in the US.
Article by Representative Ron Paul (R) of Texas against selsective service registration.
There may yet be a military draft in the future if for those turning 20 in 2001, once the elections are out of the way. Documents key members of Congressional military committees, for the first time in a generation, are discussing revival of the draft.
Last week's House vote to eliminate draft registration was a symbolic blow against a vestige of slavery.
Even the Department of Defense acknowledges that registration could be dropped with no effect on military mobilization requirements. Yet draft registration lives on, an example of the difficulty of terminating even the most useless government programs.
A group attacking the policies of selective service registration in the USA.