Retention of Reserve Components and Selectees in Military Service Beyond Twelve Months: Hearings Before the Committee on Military Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-seventh Congress, First Session, on S.J. Res. 92, a Joint Resolution Removing the Restriction on the Length of Service of Selectees; and S.J. Res. 93, a Joint Resolution Authorizing the Retention of Members and Units of the Reserve Components in Active Military Service. July 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, and 24, 1941 ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941 - 254 pages

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Page 212 - The Constitution of the United States is a law for rulers and people, equally in war and in peace, and covers with the shield of its protection all classes of men, at all times, and under all circumstances. No doctrine, involving more pernicious consequences, was ever invented by the wit of man, than that any of its provisions can be suspended during any of the great exigencies of government.
Page 184 - I have said this before, but I shall say it again and again and again: Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars.
Page 30 - To the extent provided for from time to time by appropriations for this specific purpose, the President may order reserve officers to active duty at any time and for any period ; but except, in time of a national emergency expressly declared by Congress, no reserve officer shall be employed on active duty for more than fifteen days in any calendar year without his own consent.
Page 43 - For the purposes of this resolution the committee, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized to hold such hearings, to sit and act at such...
Page 88 - ... except that whenever the Congress has declared that the national interest is imperiled, such twelvemonth period may be extended by the President to such time as may be necessary in the interests of national defense.
Page 136 - ... be assigned to noncombatant service as defined by the President, or shall, if he is found to be conscientiously opposed to participation in such noncombatant service, in lieu of such induction, be...
Page 2 - Act, members and units of the reserve components of the Army of the United States (including the...
Page 165 - We will not participate in foreign wars, and we will not send our army, naval or air forces to fight in foreign lands outside of the Americas, except in case of attack.
Page 43 - Committee shall be paid one-half from the contingent fund of the Senate and one-half from the contingent fund of the House of Representatives, upon vouchers signed by the Chairman of the Committee or by any member of the Committee duly authorized by the Chairman.
Page 212 - This nation, as experience has proved, cannot always remain at peace and has no right to expect that it will always have wise and humane rulers, sincerely attached to the principles of the Constitution. Wicked men, ambitious of power, with hatred of liberty and contempt of law, may fill the place once occupied by Washington and Lincoln...

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