Why One Soldier Refused To Fight

A child is a very powerful thing.

For more information about the “Our Lives, Our Rights” campaign, which aims to educate active-duty troops about their right to refuse deployment overseas, visit their website.

We noticed (after posting, unfortunately!) that this man was in the Navy, not the Army. He would therefore usually be called a “sailor” rather than a “soldier.”

Found on the website of Our Lives, Our Rights. Submitted by Jeb K.

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