HACKSAW RIDGE - the story of Desmond Doss, a WWII conscientious objector who will not carry a gun into battle. He ended up being a hero in the truest sense of the word and did it without shooting anyone. Andrew Garfield stars as Doss.

HACKSAW RIDGE - the story of Desmond Doss, a WWII conscientious objector who will not carry a gun into battle. He ended up being a hero in the truest sense of the word and did it without shooting anyone. Andrew Garfield stars as Doss.

Stop Calling Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a ‘Deserter’: He’s a Conscientious Objector

Stop Calling Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a ‘Deserter’: He’s a Conscientious Objector

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Ali: Conscientious Objector or Draft Dodger? - Under the Radar

Ali: Conscientious Objector or Draft Dodger? - Under the Radar

The Conscientious Objector prisoner barracks at Fort Douglas, Utah, 1919-Mennonites. -   130 Mennonites who refused the draft were court-martialed and sentenced to 10-30 years at Leavenworth.  Four of them were placed in solitary confinement at Alcatraz, were denied adequate food and drink, and required to stand all day with their arms chained to bars above their heads.  Forced to sleep on cold, damp stone floors, two of them died from pneumonia.

The Conscientious Objector prisoner barracks at Fort Douglas, Utah, 1919-Mennonites. - 130 Mennonites who refused the draft were court-martialed and sentenced to 10-30 years at Leavenworth. Four of them were placed in solitary confinement at Alcatraz, were denied adequate food and drink, and required to stand all day with their arms chained to bars above their heads. Forced to sleep on cold, damp stone floors, two of them died from pneumonia.

Muhammad Ali in Houston in 1967, to refuse Army induction (the old city hall building in background). Ali said he was a conscientious objector who would not serve in the Army of a country that treated members of his race as second-class citizens.

Muhammad Ali in Houston in 1967, to refuse Army induction (the old city hall building in background). Ali said he was a conscientious objector who would not serve in the Army of a country that treated members of his race as second-class citizens.

Bernie Sanders Applied for 'Conscientious Objector' Status During Vietnam, Campaign Confirms - ABC News

Sanders Applied for 'Conscientious Objector' Status During Vietnam

Bernie Sanders Applied for 'Conscientious Objector' Status During Vietnam, Campaign Confirms - ABC News

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