Examples of conscientious objector in a Sentence
He registered as a conscientious objector.
Recent Examples of conscientious objector from the Web
Lower courts have been increasingly acquitting conscientious objectors, with judges acquitting 27 objectors this year and 44 in 2017.
South Korea has announced plans for social service as an alternative to the military sort, following a court ruling in favour of conscientious objectors.
His conscientious objector claim bounced around the court system until April 28th, 1967, when Ali was to be inducted into the U.S. Army, in Houston.
Why Muhammad Ali doesn't need a presidential pardon The issue stems from 1967, when Ali refused to enter the military during the Vietnam War, declaring himself a conscientious objector.
Khakpour at times presents herself this way—a misfit, or a conscientious objector, but one among many.
In fact, in 2013, the European Committee of Social Rights, part of the Council of Europe, ruled on a complaint against Italy about conscientious objectors.
After his father disappears, our bullish conscientious objector escapes and ends up in a peaceful flower farm, lovingly taken care of by a young girl.
This conscientious objector, a cooperative of 11 female artisans working in a former stationery shop from the 19th century, specializes instead in high-end design objects, jewelry and billowy women’s wear.
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CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conscientious objector for English Language Learners
: a person who refuses to serve in the military because of moral or religious beliefs
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