Constitutionality Of Conscription

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onscription seems to violate some of the rights mentioned in both the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. The debated constitutionality of conscription has gone on for years because the practice is listed in the constitution. However, there is no max extent to conscription power leading to disagreements between citizens and the government about how the use of this practice can lead to the constraint of other constitutional rights. Our First Amendment guarantees citizens the Freedom of Religion. Imagine if a drafted individual’s religion was totally opposed to war of any kind. Should that individual be forced to violate the religious laws they hold dearly? Should they be forced to disobey their God in order to fulfill
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