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Washington Quaker sues over Selective Service forms

Post by Scott Fontaine on July 30, 2009 at 8:39 am with No Comments »
July 30, 2009 8:39 am

The Washington Post today reports on a Quaker from Indianola (that’s across Puget Sound from Shoreline) who is suing the federal government over its Selective Service forms

Tobin D. Jacobrown, 21, wants to be recognized as a conscientious objector. But the forms — required signing by every American male when they turn 18 in the event of a draft — don’t provide that option.

“A big part of my religion is not submitting to any system that you feel is unjust,” Jacobrown told the Post. “And I think this is unjust.”

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