A philosophical and moral conversion led this soldier to leave the military. Why don’t more take this path?
Anti-abortion activists are suing to block a new law allowing the procedure, and many doctors in conservative areas have declared themselves conscientious objectors.
A court ruled that conscientious objectors must be allowed to serve their country in other ways. The government says they’ll still have to do so behind prison walls.
The U.S. military, with its experience in disasters and its multiple medical corps, could do more to end the pandemic.