By The Seattle Times editorial board
On Memorial Day, Americans honor more than a million service members who gave their lives for their country. This is not a holiday about war, though. It is a holiday about peace.
The law reads, in part, “The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe Memorial Day by praying, according to their individual religious faith, for permanent peace [and] designating a period of time on Memorial Day during which the people may unite in prayer for a permanent peace.”
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