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Voices of Child Soldiers:
The Road to Recovery
Around the world 300,000 children participate in wars. Those who survive face many difficulties. Mary Westring shares stories and photos from her recent visit to a rehabilitation camp in northern Uganda. More ->

State Penalties for Nonregistrants
The federal draft registration requirement has been accompanied by a variety of state laws punishing nonregistrants. To date, some 36 states have such policies. More ->

Working to End Draft Registration and its Penalties
In 1980, peacetime registration for the draft was reinstated in the United States. Tens of thousands of young people have been affected by draft registration and related laws as efforts are underway in Congress to put an end to the registration requirement.
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