TITLE

Is Conscription Slavery?

AUTHOR(S)
Stubblefield-Tave, Hanna
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Teen Ink;Mar2008, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author offers her thoughts on military conscriptions. She believes that drafting U.S. citizens into the Iraq War would be immoral since it is involuntary servitude and essentially a form of slavery. She also thinks that it is not patriotic to be standing at the government's beck and call in a country that is founded on the idea of individual liberty.
ACCESSION #
32008950

 

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