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Written By: Jeff Ignatius
Category: Feature Stories
Some people call them "deserters," while others choose the nobler-sounding words "war resisters." The term you use almost certainly betrays how you feel.
But the issue is more complicated than it was 40 years ago. The political climate in Canada has changed since the Vietnam war, and American soldiers who move to Canada today are in legal limbo - and appear increasingly likely to be deported. And with no draft now, those who serve in the United States military volunteered; a decision to renege on that commitment strikes many people as cowardly.
Read More About Deserters Or War Resisters?: “Breaking Ranks,” June 29 At The Bettendorf Library...
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