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Cumberson explains to Addams that a resolution she created has been rendered null and void due to developments regarding the war.
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A suggested amendment to Draft Law proposes that last or only children be exempted from military service and that men pursuing post-graduate study be exempted to preserve teaching and investigation.
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Dales hopes that Addams will use her influence to help pass an amendment to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Karsten tells Dales that Addams wants to send her request through the Woman's Peace Party's legislative committee who can determine whether or not to support the amendments to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Thomas asks Addams to support agricultural legislation to prevent widespread hunger.
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Addams tells Baldwin that Walter Fisher did not support efforts for conscientious objectors.
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Baker thanks Addams for her letter on conscientious objectors and promises that it will be reviewed by Congress as they make decisions.
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Cumberson updates Addams on the work of the California branch of the Woman's Peace Party.
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Addams asks Congressman Dent to include exemptions for conscientious objectors in the Conscription Bill.
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Addams lobbies several Illinois state legislators to support the passage of a bill to limit women's labor to eight hours a day.
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Karsten tells McLaughlin that they have no information on the contents of the Espionage Bill.
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Adelswärd addresses the issue of territorial annexation.
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Baker tells Addams that he doubts they will be able to exempt conscientious objectors from service but hopes they can avoid the difficulties they had in England.
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Addams and Wald ask Parker to sign a letter to Woodrow Wilson calling for the maintenance of democratic institutions during war time.
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Tumulty informs Addams that her issues with the Espionage Bill will be brought to the attention of Wilson.
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Addams calls Wilson's attention to a congressional bill on espionage which she believes threatens the freedoms of US citizens.
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Cumberson regrets being unable to attend the Peace Conference in the city but has been encouraging people to write the President about the impending war and informs Addams that her physical education bill has been met with support.
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Karsten sends Hunter a copy of a congressional bill which repeals the draft section of army legislation.
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Hunter commends Addams for her success in social work thus far and urges her to keep fighting for the rights of young soldiers and their mothers.
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Karsten sends Webb debate materials and asks her to help fight to keep military training out of California schools.