Should countries have forced conscription?
Some countries have subscription but if someone didn't want to join the army, they could join customs, police, hospitals, postal service or any other government branch they choose. If a student, studying to be a doctor, didn't want to interupt his schooling, he could choose to do his government service, as a qualified doctor but must still do service at some time.
In an age of international combat and war, the question always arises if forced conscription is necessary. In the Us, the last time this happened was during the unpopular Vietnam War. read more
seems to work for Israel, however I am against forced conscription except in time of war.
by aka-dj 9 years ago
It seems(from a lot of documentaries I have seen lately) that there is growing problem with youth gangs all over the world. Mostly in large cities, esp in the US. Perhaps conscription should be re-introduced. Take these troublesome youth off the streets. Instead of waiting for them to kill (and end...
by Sooner28 6 years ago
This is a question to anyone in favor of the draft, but especially conservatives. Why do you favor involuntary servitude and putting the state's interests above all else? Why do you so readily abandon the individual liberty you ostensibly champion?http://www.fff.org/comment/com0507e.asp
by Justin Earick 4 years ago
While a 28th Amendment stating that corporations are not people and money is not speech would be ideal - how about compulsory voting? What if we used the carrot approach - say increasing tax-credits for voting in primary, mid-term/off-year, and local elections? The more active the...
by Peeples 5 years ago
Curious as to what people who are against everyone having healthcare think should be done for those who really can't afford healthcare. What are the other options? Continue down the same road we are on now?
by lizzieBoo 7 years ago
we in the West cannot help feeling a fury towards the perceived damage done by religion as a practice. Considering the wickedest things have been perpetrated by atheistic forces, why is the anger still towards those who believe in God?
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