Matt Morris wrote letters to his draft board explaining his antiwar beliefs. “The draft board said that since I was a declared Quaker they were willing to exempt me. … I felt that even though I qualified, there were people whose feelings were as sincere as mine who could not. If I were to cop out and take the exemption. I would be leaving them in the lurch. This would have, been unethical.” Morris went to prison for refusing induction.