draft evader

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someone who is drafted and illegally refuses to serve


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Above all, my results reinforce a previous study by researcher Rene Kasinsky that described draft evaders in Canada as comprised mostly of "independent thinkers and non-conformists." Why is that independence in evidence here?
However, I was disappointed by the book's focus on attention-grabbing personalities and much less on the greater number who, with President Carter's 1977 pardon of draft evaders and the military's parallel policy of leniency for deserters, melted back into American society.
"Among them are 47 draft evaders and nine deserters.
In July of 1864, a Union lieutenant confronting draft evaders was shot; this prompted a military intervention in the northern townships, and the arrest of more than one hundred men.
In 1977, US President Jimmy Carter granted a full, complete and unconditional pardon to all Vietnam-era draft evaders. Moreover, the issue of POW/MIA (prisoners of war and servicemen listed as missing in action), persisted for many years after the war's conclusion.
Paul notes, in the past, information from the census was used during World War II to locate Japanese Americans; it was used during the Vietnam War era to find draft evaders; it has been used by the IRS to detect tax evaders.
Stern has barred draft evaders and army dropouts from performing at military functions.
They may engage in civil disobedience by aiding draft evaders or disrupting military operations.
But ultimately more than 330,000 were classified as draft evaders.
* President Jimmy Carter pardoned Vietnam-era draft evaders who fled to other countries.
But the Budapest-based Refugee Action Project estimates that 15,000 to 20,000 were draft evaders, many of whom crossed into Hungary, the sole NATO country bordering Yugoslavia.
One boy's search for "Vietnam-era draft evaders" illustrates students' conceptual naivete as well as an even more complex problem: the conceptual rigidity with which some students approached their task.
1977 - US President Jimmy Carter pardons almost all Vietnam War draft evaders.
In 1977, President Jimmy Carter, center, pardoned almost all Vietnam War draft evaders.
In 2002, an evening saluting Yarkoni was cancelled by the Israeli Artists' Union, after she voiced support for draft evaders. In addition, Yarkoni compared pictures of Arab children in Judea, Samaria and Gaza to pictures of Jews during the Holocaust.