I Am Against Military Recruitment of Youth

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    I think government drafts and recruitment that targets the very young (and usually poverty-stricken) are disgraceful.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Apr 1, 2010

    Join Up! We'll Be Your Dad.

    I used to have a job working with a Young Offenders Team.  They were like Probation, but up to age 18.  On Thursday afternoon there'd be a 'drop-in'.  They could come in, get some free food, do something, sign in.  They'd play Connect4 and talk about what they'd been up to...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    Mar 9, 2012

    Here It Comes

    Am I about to get blasted for this? Oh well here goes. ya see I have babies and I just don't think that at 17/18 they can make that choice to go fight somewhere. I don't know that they have that maturity to make those decisions and would rather no one tell me or my...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2009
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