By far the easiest grounds for gaining conscientious objector status in wartime are Christian beliefs.
What does CO stand for?
CO stands for Conscientious Objector
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 60 other meanings of CO in our Acronym Attic
- Compañía (Spanish)
- Complain Of
- Compliance Officer
- Compliance Order
- Conan O'Brien
- Congregation of the Oratory, Oratorians (religious order)
- Connection Oriented
Samples in periodicals archive:
Author: Simon Bahceli ANTI-militarist activists in the north yesterday succeeded in forcing the military to transfer a case involving a conscientious objector from a military to a 'constitutional' court.
Army to deny Muslim soldier, Naser Abdo's request for conscientious objector status, accusing him of 'treason' and urging the military to punish him to the full extent of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
explores the role of several World War II-era conscientious objectors in exposing substandard conditions in psychiatric hospitals after performing civilian public service in these institutions.
Ness Edwards, MP for Caerphilly, was another conscientious objector who refused to bear arms.
Because although Aguayo met many of the requirements of a conscientious objector according to military policy, he failed to meet one important non-official requirement: his belief system wasn't Christian.
00 Paperback DS79 While serving in Iraq with the 320th Military Police Company of the US Army, Aidan Delgado's newfound adherence to Buddhism and his witness of abuses at Abu Ghraib led him to apply for and receive conscientious objector status and to later become an active participant in the anti-war movement.