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Man who ignored draft gets 2 1/2 years in jail

Benjamin Sasway, the first American since the Vietnam war to be charged with refusing to register for military service, was sentenced to 21/2 years in jail Monday.

Sasway, a college student who became a focal point for civil liberties groups challenging President Reagan's revival of the Selective Service Act, immediately announced he would appeal.

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