by Derrick Crowe
Originally published 11/10/10 at HuffingtonPost.com
November 11 is Veterans Day, the 10th Veterans Day since the Afghanistan War began. The burden of this brutal, futile war falls heaviest on a very small slice of the population: military members and their families. Many of them consider this war immoral, but their rights to object to fighting it on moral grounds are severely limited under current law.
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“When you sin against your conscience, you have committed moral suicide.” – Chaplain Herman Keizer – US Army Colonel (ret), Vietnam veteran, and former chair of the National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Forces – testifying at the Truth Commission on Conscience in War on March 21, 2010.