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My Turn: Protesters also served honorably

...weren't convinced there was a damn thing we could do about it. We assumed that after we graduated high school, the Selective Service lottery would be sending some of us to fight and die in Vietnam, like the older brothers of too many of my friends...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052404/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...up a "hot line" between the two superpowers. In 1967, boxer Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston of violating Selective Service laws by refusing to be drafted. (Ali's conviction was ultimately overturned by the Supreme Court). In 1975...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062005/sta_20050620015.shtml
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This Day in History

...apparently at the order of mob associates. In 1967, boxer Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston of violating Selective Service laws by refusing to be drafted. (Ali's conviction was ultimately overturned by the Supreme Court). In 1996...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062006/sta_20060620016.shtml
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Neighbors Briefs

...July 24, in recognition of promoting selective service compliance legislation. Charlie Smith, Alaska director of Selective Service, and Justo Gonzalez, regional Selective Service director from Denver, Colo., gave...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080103/nei_briefs.shtml
Neighbors
This day in history

...wounds inflicted by an assassin. Vice President Theodore Roosevelt succeeded him. In 1940, Congress passed the Selective Service Act, providing for the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. In 1948, a groundbreaking ceremony took place...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091403/loc_history.shtml
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My Turn: Al Qaeda group leaves America with no options

...But in my mind, that was precisely the wrong thing to do. Last year, my son Jamie, now 18, registered with the Selective Service, and I told him at the time that if they ever started drafting people again, I'd help him apply for a deferment...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100901/opE_myturnalqaeda.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Bob Robertson might have been right after all

...baiting and exempting Alaskans from registering for Selective Service. A sixth proposition requiring an election to fill...Bear-baiting and exempting Alaskans from registering for Selective Service are less controversial except among hunters and animal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101903/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...registration gets a `B' Alaska's Selective Service compliance called good, not...18-year-old men to register with the Selective Service System, which is run by a civilian...this pool to serve. Recently, Selective Service released a list of ``grades...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061800/Loc_draft.shtml
Scout pens conscientious objector primer for project

...pertinent to our times: conscientious objection to the selective service. Sound off on the important issues at The Homer...giving his late-teen schoolmates some options on the selective service is an altruistic approach. "It was a group effort...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042207/sta_20070422020.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...April 6 ballot. The minimum necessary was 6,352. Virtually all American males between 18 and 25 must sign up for Selective Service. The ballot initiative, if approved, would create a task force "to study the effects of" making Anchorage exempt...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010704/sta_akdigest.shtml
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