The Choice To Kill

Dear Dr. Mike;

The United Nations has a law signed by the US which forbids military recruiting of underage children. Therefore any recruiting by the military of any underage child is a violation of international law and by a signed agreement US law. Therefore all recruiters doing as such should be prosecuted for doing such.

When a child becomes a teenage 18 they very miraculously become adults and can sign contracts - although they aren't considered old enough to drink. Then a recruiter can come on after them - although off campus so the recruiter doesn't violate international law and of course would be prosecuted for doing so and creating an undue influence on underage children.

Although there wasn't time at the meeting I would prefer to see Jr ROTC replaced by a Jr. NERT program. This way teenagers can be taught life saving and disaster help skills which can be used to save lives not as in the military where people are trained to kill. I also suspect a Jr. NERT program would be far more attractive and would attract far more students - BY CHOICE - and even create competitions among high schools as to how many studenst completed the program and competiton disaster drills for fun and games..

Ron Getty - SF Libertarian
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Ron: What is this "international law" of which you write?

-Derek

--- In lpsf-discuss@yahoogroups.com, Ron Getty <tradergroupe@...>
wrote:

Dear Dr. Mike;

The United Nations has a law signed by the US which forbids

military recruiting of underage children. Therefore any recruiting by
the military of any underage child is a violation of international
law and by a signed agreement US law. Therefore all recruiters doing
as such should be prosecuted for doing such.

When a child becomes a teenage 18 they very miraculously become

adults and can sign contracts - although they aren't considered old
enough to drink. Then a recruiter can come on after them - although
off campus so the recruiter doesn't violate international law and of
course would be prosecuted for doing so and creating an undue
influence on underage children.

Although there wasn't time at the meeting I would prefer to see Jr

ROTC replaced by a Jr. NERT program. This way teenagers can be taught
life saving and disaster help skills which can be used to save lives
not as in the military where people are trained to kill. I also
suspect a Jr. NERT program would be far more attractive and would
attract far more students - BY CHOICE - and even create competitions
among high schools as to how many studenst completed the program and
competiton disaster drills for fun and games..

Ron Getty - SF Libertarian
Hostis res Publica
Morte ai Tiranni

From: "DrEdelstein@..." <DrEdelstein@...>
To: Ron Getty <tradergroupe@...>; lpsf-activists@yahoogroups.com;

lpsf-discuss@yahoogroups.com

Cc: Anthony Gregory <anthony.gregory@...>
Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 6:46:41 AM
Subject: The Choice To Kill

Dear Ron,

You've argued--please correct me if I'm mistaken--that since Army

recruiters offer a choice, they should be allowed on campus.

Should any group offering a choice be allowed on campus, regardless

of the morality of the options involved?

According to Anthony Gregory: "It seems to me with all the troubles

facing teenagers, all the pressure, these army recruiters should be
the last people allowed on schools. People talk about predatory drug
dealers. These recruiters make the latter look like honest paragons
of virtue and humanity." www.independent.org/blog/?p=147