Religion: Practical Pacifists

Episcopalian Franklin Delano Roosevelt last week issued an executive order authorizing Selective Service Director Clarence Addison Dykstra (Dutch Reformed) to initiate a program of non-military work of "national importance" for conscientious objectors. But the most practical of all pacifist sects had beat him to the plowshare. Four days previously the American Friends Service Committee had already opened its second work camp for C. O.s in Patapsco State Forest near Baltimore. Soon the Quakers, the Mennonites and the Church of the Brethren will have ten camps set up for the 6,700 C. O.s so...

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