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Why separate? ... Well, for one thing, M, the Selective Service System is a government agency which oversees each state's "draft board"; the draft is the common term used for what the SSS does (i.e. conscript); I created an article earlier on draft evasion, which will most likely become an issue once the draft is reinstituted; Conscientious Objector (CO) status is already an issue, and has been since before shock and awe and Operation Iraqi Freedom kicked in; .... they are all connected, but separate entities. We are discussing the reinstatement of the SSS, which is not a discussion of the draft or other related issues .... 12/8/03 08:13 (EST) AI