Current information from the UUA about being a conscientious objector:
Conscientious Objectors and the Draft brochure (dated Oct 16, 2008)
Read Rev. Jack Mendelsohn's reflections in his book Being Liberal in an Illiberal Age: Why I am a Unitarian Universalist, second edition (Boston, Skinner House, 2006).
Being Liberal in an Illiberal Age Why I Am a Unitarian Universalist 2nd Ed.
By Jack Mendelsohn
An eloquent case for liberal religion, with a 2006 introduction by the author and a foreword by Reverend Scotty McLennan, dean for religious life at Stanford University.