Conscientious Objector Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Conscientious Objector, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Conscientious Objector?

A person who refuses to serve in the armed forces due to his strong religious and moral beliefs against war and killing.Under draft laws such people can be excused from militay service but will have to participate in civilian work for human and natioanl welfare.