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Resist the Draft

The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service will be holding two hearings on February 21, 2019, on “universal service.”

Take this opportunity to make your voice heard.


Post your statement HERE.

One sentence saying, “No to compulsory service!” is a big help, or feel free to post up to 3,000 characters (about 500 words).

Key Points:

  1. Politicians have no right to take a year of every young person’s life. Our kids have better things to do, college, career, their own lives to live.
  2. This will be an enormously wasteful program, squandering young people’s time and everyone’s tax money on make-work government projects.
  3. It is one thing to offer people opportunities to serve their fellow Americans, but something else altogether to force people into government service against their will.

Public Hearing on FORCED Service . . .

“Should Service be Mandatory?”

— Thursday, Feb. 21
American University, Washington, DC
News release
Register to attend

Recent commentaries on this subject:

Common Sense: Leave Those Kids Alone

Common Sense: Sans the Smile

Why I Won’t Register (May 17, 1985)

Aspirational Involuntary Servitude (Feb. 14, 2016)

Obama’s New Rite (Dec. 4, 2016)

Ron Paul on Conscription (Dec. 26, 2015)

Draft the Congress and Leave My Kid Alone (Dec. 28,

Americans Gung-Ho to Draft Congress (Jan. 4, 2004}

Paul Jacob on the Draft — numerous links

13th Amendment to the Constitution

draft, selective service, registration, slavery, servitude, Ronald Reagan

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