Originally Posted By: Greger

As far as the military, is it too big a stretch to imagine an all volunteer military? I personally think conscription(the draft) of any sort is, indeed, unconstitutional.


Separate issue: doesn't matter whether the soldier/sailor/airman is a conscript or a volunteer. Ordering that person to die is a deprivation of the unalienable right to Life and therefore is not permitted.

I suppose if we had a volunteer army and a bunch of guys volunteered to charge into a hail of bullets, that would be okay.
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