GREAT BRITAIN: GREAT BRITAIN Pacifists Pimched

Pacifists Punched

Proud of their Pacifism, several score undergraduates at Toronto's co-educational Victoria University pinned white feathers on themselves last week, swarmed to a meeting of approximately one-tenth the student body.

"Be it resolved," droned the presiding officer, "that this House will not, under any conditions, fight for its King and Country." By a slim majority of six the motion passed. Meanwhile London's historic Punch dealt in scathing verse with the famed Oxford Union whose members have twice voted, both times by overwhelming majorities, never to fight for King & Country.

Sneered...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!